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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Each year, Mount Vernon provides thousands of visitors with an important view of early-American agriculture. The estate’s Hog Island sheep flock is an example of how sheep may have looked in George Washington’s time and provides an important gene pool for present-day sheep breeders.


Photo by Stephen Ausmus.

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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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