George Washington House, Garrison

4.3
#2 of 13 in Historic Sites in Saint Michael Parish
See the historic George Washington House, where America's first president (before he was a politician) resided for two months in 1751 with his ailing brother. Manicured gardens surround the two-story traditional house, which features a pastel yellow façade accented with green shutters. Learn about why George Washington came to the country through a series of informative tour activities. Walk around the originally preserved house as musicians dressed in period costume serenade you. You can also experience Dinner with George, a five-course candlelight dinner accompanied by music and a living history version of the man himself. Put George Washington House into our Garrison trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We were curious about the connection between our first president and Barbados. Reportedly George Washington accompanied his brother during an illness to the island for a few weeks when he was a teenag...  more »
  • Interesting morning exploring history of Bridgetown and military . Very knowledgeable guides Worth a visit Not expensive  more »
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  • Very plesant and in depth tour of the house and it's surrounds from our guide Martin who was very knowledgeable. Our guide for the caves (name unknown) was also great and both had a great charisma about them. The facilities were all in great shape with lots of time, effort and money having been spent on the restoration and preservation of the site.
  • We had dinner with George and it was totally worth it. Food great, history was fabulous, mingled with very intriguing individuals. This will likely be an annual event for us going forward. Thanks everyone who puts on these lovely Monday night dinners.
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