George Washington House, Garrison

#1 of 12 in Historic Sites in Saint Michael Parish
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
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 fa├žade 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. PutGeorge 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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  • Having visited his estate at Mount Vernon a few years ago we were intrigued when we heard he had also visited Barbados. The tour was very informative and explained the circumstances around his visit.....  more »
  • We planned to visit the Barbados Museum and on the way found two enjoyable activities- the George Washington House tour and the changing of the guard which happens on Thursdays at noon We never knew....  more »
  • We loved visiting the house that George and Lawrence Washington stayed in while visiting Barbados. Our guide was extremely informative . We did not see a video or the tunnels. But just the story of the Washington's visit and the little museum on the second floor was great. The story of their sea voyage, how they came to stay in this house and George's case of the small pox was very interesting to us.
  • Such a fascinating history. Guides were so passionate and knowledgeable. Exploring the recently discovered Garrison tunnels was an unexpected bonus!

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