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5 Reasons to go to Mount Vernon’s Annual River Days Festival

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Mount Vernon’s Annual River Days Festival, and if you haven’t experienced it yet, we suggest you think about canceling old plans and marking your calendars ASAP.  There are few places where you can experience the amazing history behind Lewis and Clark’s discovery expedition, […]

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Financing Offered for Construction of New ‘Spec’ Homes

Mount Vernon may soon see an influx of new desirable, affordable housing. A major housing project created by the Greater Mount Vernon Association is in the works and expected to begin by September 1, 2017.  This program was created to improve the quality of life in Mount Vernon, increasing its […]

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History, Independence and Freedom: the Founding of Mount Vernon

Few holidays are as widely recognized in our country as Independence Day. After all, it is the nation’s celebration of history, independence and freedom. Fewer still, however, are connected with the history behind the city of Mount Vernon and the man who made many amenities  of the town possible. Early […]

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