The Founders, Washington Committee for Historic Mount Vernon is comprised of patriotic women from the National Capital area.

Since 1980, their fundraising has supported a multitude of programs, projects, and publications furthering the Association’s mission to preserve Washington’s estate and educate the public about his legacy and virtues. Their ardent work has raised more than $3 million while adding inestimably to the Mount Vernon experience.

Membership in The Founders, Washington Committee is by invitation. To learn more, please contact Andy Morse at or (703) 799-8639.


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Committee Members


Mrs. I. Townsend Burden III


Mrs. Geoffrey B. Baker Mrs. Edmund Bartlett III Mrs. Peter Boer
Miss Edith H. Brewster Mrs. Brice M. Clagett Mrs. James M. Costan
Mrs. Eric P. Fraunfelter Mrs. Joseph W. Henderson III Mrs. Oswald L. Johnston, Jr.
Ms. Martha Dippell Korengold Mrs. Charles G. Mackall, Jr. Mrs. Thayer Sargent McGregor
Mrs. Michael Miller Mrs. David B. Morgan Mrs. Thomas E. Petri
Mrs. Philip W. Pillsbury, Jr. Mrs. John Daniel Reaves Mrs. Robin D. Roberts
Mrs. Catharine Trauernicht Scott Mrs. W. N. Harrell Smith IV Mrs. Gail Berry West
Mrs. Frances C. Wheeler  Miss Eleonore Wotherspoon  


Mrs. A. Smith Bowman Mrs. J. Woodward Redmond

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