The mission of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association 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 generations.

Blue Room Restoration

The second in a series of major bedchamber restorations is now underway at Mount Vernon. In 2017, the Department of Historic Preservation and Collections is carrying out an exciting project to research, analyze, document, and restore the room at the top of the stairs to the second floor – known to the Washingtons in the 1790s as the “Blue Room.”

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Historic Preservation

In 1858, Ann Pamela Cunningham and the Ladies of Mount Vernon helped save Washington's home. Learn more about how we preserve his world today.

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George Washington’s Mount Vernon established a professional archaeology program in 1987 to enhance the authenticity of the interpretation and restoration of the historic site and to preserve and manage all of their archaeological resources.

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As a surveyor and military man, George Washington created and used maps throughout his life. Access our growing collection of maps pertaining to Washington, Mount Vernon, and the world he lived in.

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