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The Mount Vernon Ladies" Association

The Mount Vernon Ladies" Association

150 years of restoring George Washington"s home

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Published by Mount Vernon Ladies" Association in Mount Vernon, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Mount Vernon (Estate),
  • Mount Vernon Ladies" Association of the Union -- History,
  • Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Virginia -- Mount Vernon (Estate) -- History,
  • Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate),
  • Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementessays by Carol Borchert Cadou ... [et al.] ; edited by Stephen A. McLeod.
    ContributionsMcLeod, Stephen A. 1965-, Cadou, Carol Borchert., Mount Vernon Ladies" Association of the Union.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE312.5 .M7314 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23834006M
    ISBN 100931917433
    LC Control Number2009040481
    OCLC/WorldCa444874746

    Get this from a library! Mount Vernon on the Potomac; history of the Mount Vernon ladies' association of the Union,. [Grace Elizabeth King] -- Gives a history of the association from the time of its founding in to , including information about the Mount Vernon estate and its restoration. The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association mission statement is "to preserve, restore, and manage the estate of George Washington to the highest standards and to educate visitors and people throughout the world about the life and legacies of George Washington, so that his example of character and leadership will continue to inform and inspire future.

    The book is based on a revised dissertation, which won the Organization of American Historians' Lerner-Scott Prize for the best doctoral dissertation in U.S. women's date: Archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association; Publications - History of Mount Vernon and George Washington; Series 1. Articles, ; The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History - "George Washington Book Prize",

    The early years of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association: "a mite from their hard earnings cheerfully given" / Mary V. Thompson; Years of preserving and restoring Mount Vernon: "restored as nearly as possible to General Washington's days" / Dennis J. Pogue; Bringing them home: building the Mount Vernon collection / Emily D. Shapiro and Laura. Found in: Photo Archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. Bond: Henry Trenn to Lawrence Washington, /50 March 1 Digital Image Book - Handbook of Mount Vernon.


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