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The Pioneer Farm at Mount Vernon


Pioneer Farm at Mount Vernon

Scouts will learn how George Washington introduced modern
concepts of conservation through the operation of farms on
his Mount Vernon estate.

16-Sided Barn

A recently reconstructed 16-sided barn is a replica of a barn
George Washington built when he switched his main crop
from tobacco to wheat.

 

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This site is provided as a service to Scouts and Scouters by the Colonial District, NCAC, BSA, which includes George Washington's Mount Vernon.  Although not an official site of the NCAC, BSA, or Mount Vernon, the site is maintained by Tom Baerwald, who has been appointed by the NCAC to direct the Mount Vernon Encampment, so information should be reasonably accurate.