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Free Estate Planning Session at George Washington’s Estate

Tue, 04/21/2009

For Immediate Release
April 21, 2009

Media Contact:
Melissa Wood (703) 799-5203
mwood@mountvernon.org

Free Estate Planning Session at George Washington’s Estate

MOUNT VERNON, Va. –  Historic Mount Vernon offers a free estate planning session on May 7 at 7:00 p.m. Join attorney Loretta Morris Williams as she discusses the different types of trusts available, from living to charitable trusts. Enjoy wine and cheese as Williams guides participants through tax efficient approaches to estate planning. To participate in the session, sponsored by Mount Vernon’s planned giving office, please RSVP to rblizard@mountvernon.org or (703)799-8652.

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Events, programs, and activities are subject to change.

Public Information:
703-780-2000; 703-799-8697 (TDD); Visit.MountVernon.org

Since 1860, over 80 million visitors have made George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens the most popular historic home in America.  Through thought-provoking tours, entertaining events, and stimulating educational programs on the Estate and in classrooms across the nation, Mount Vernon strives to preserve George Washington’s place in history as “First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of His Countrymen.”  Mount Vernon is owned and operated by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, America’s oldest national preservation organization, founded in 1853.  A picturesque drive to the southern end of the scenic George Washington Memorial Parkway, Mount Vernon is located just 16 miles from the nation’s capital.

Hours of operation: April-August, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; March, September, October, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; November – February, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Regular admission rates: adults, $15.00; senior citizens, $14.00; children age 6-11, when accompanied by an adult, $7.00; and children under age 5, FREE.  Admission fees, restaurant and retail proceeds, along with private donations, support the operation and restoration of Mount Vernon.