On This Day: George Washington dies at his Virginia home

On This Day: George Washington dies at his Virginia home
Four days later a funeral was held at Mount Vernon, where his body was interred. (Source: National Archives)

(WWBT) - On this day, Dec.14, 1799, George Washington dies at his home in Virginia at age 67.

Four days later a funeral was held at Mount Vernon, where his body was interred.

Dr. Kevin Butterfield, the executive director of George Washington’s Presidential Library at Mount Vernon, will walk you through Washington’s excruciating final hours in great detail on season 2, episode 4 of our “How We Got Here” podcast:

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