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.”
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.
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.
Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association
An intrepid group of American patriots who have been preserving and promoting George Washington's Mount Vernon for more than 160 years.
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.