VIDEO: Tour provides insight on famous U.S. president

George Washington was a hands-on farmer, credited for having the first manure composter in the country

MOUNT VERNON, Virginia — George Washington: soldier, rebel, president, slave owner, manure management expert. Washington is better known for some of his roles than others, with his time as soldier, revolutionary and founding president memorialized in the American national capital, in a state’s name, in statues, stamps and dollar bills, but in recent years his lesser […] Read more