Cornerstone Laid For Washington's Distillery

Published: 12/20/2005

Mount Vernon, Va. - Master distillers from America's best-known liquor brands recently participated in a cornerstone-laying ceremony at the site of the soon-to-be-reconstructed George Washington's Distillery and Museum, located on the grounds of George Washington's Gristmill at the Mount Vernon Estate. At the event, Mount Vernon Executive Director Jim Rees emphasized the importance of the distillery to the understanding of the first president.