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All Friends of Mount Vernon and Neighborhood Friends receive a 10% discount at the Shops at Mount Vernon. To learn more about becoming a member, click here.

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About the Friends of Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon members are a committed group of donors from across the country who are dedicated to preserving George Washington’s estate and legacy.  Their generous annual membership contributions are a critical element of support for the preservation of Washington’s beloved home and historic estate and grounds, as well as educational programs that take Mount Vernon – and all that it stands for – beyond the estate walls and into schools across America.  A portion of the Friends membership contribution is tax deductible.

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$50.01 to 100.00 $11.00
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$200.01 to 300.00 $25.00
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Mount Vernon Ladies' Association Names Curtis G. Viebranz President and CEO

Tue, 09/11/2012

For Immediate Release
September 11, 2012
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Acts of Congress


An inside look at George Washington's copy of the Acts of Congress, which has returned home to Mount Vernon. The book contains Washington's personal copy of the Constitution, complete with his own marginal notes. It is on display at Mount Vernon Sep. 17, 2012 - Feb. 18, 2013.

Dine Like a President! Mount Vernon’s New Farm to Table Event

Mon, 08/27/2012

For Immediate Release
August 24, 2012
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Labor Day Weekend: Last Chance to View Iconic "Prayer at Valley Forge"

Fri, 08/17/2012

For Immediate Release
August 17, 2012

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Acts of Congress

A Historical Homecoming

On June 22, 2012, the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association emerged triumphant from an auction at Christie’s in New York, securing a priceless treasure: George Washington’s copy of the Acts of Congress. This rare volume includes Washington’s personal copy of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and other legislation passed by the First Congress, complete with his personal annotations.

Support the Campaign to Build the Library

The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association holds George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate in trust for the American people. A 501(c)(3) charitable organization, it does not receive taxpayer or government monies, but relies solely on the generosity of patriotic people. As this library will be paid for entirely with private donations, it will be the only presidential library funded with no government money.

We invite you to help realize George Washington’s dream to house his papers on his estate through support for the Fred W. Read More


Education & Outreach

We live in an age when Washington’s coverage in the classroom continues to decline, while his many achievements, diverse interests, and versatile skills are vastly underappreciated. Combating this challenge becomes much more daunting when the Association reaches beyond the gates of Mount Vernon.


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