‘Blockbuster discovery’ found at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate

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not so much 'political', but political just the same...

‘Blockbuster discovery’ found at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate​

By Brie Stimson, Fox News
Published June 15, 2024

Archaeologists at George Washington’s Mount Vernon have discovered dozens of glass jars filled with fruit preserves in the cellar of the historic Northern Virginia home that “likely haven’t seen the light of day since before the American Revolution.”

Twenty-nine of the 35 bottles remain intact, and all contain either cherries, gooseberries or currants, the home and museum of the first U.S. president revealed in a press release Friday.

“Never in our wildest dreams did we imagine this spectacular archaeological discovery,” Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn said in a statement.
 
Wow, this might be great information to add to food preservation data.
 
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