The library’s collection contains a wide and rich array of resources covering George Washington, Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, Colonial America, the American Revolution, slavery, domestic economies, the Early Republic, life in the eighteenth century, decorative arts, and historic preservation. The materials include books, periodicals, newspapers, pamphlets, databases, microforms, information files, electronic resources, audio-visual materials, maps, and photographs.

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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121