Aladdin The Christmas Camel

Monday, December 12, 2016

Aladdin The Christmas Camel

When Aladdin hears the familiar hum of the engine and tires rolling across the gravel path, the 7 foot tall camel stands and hurries to the fence. Having stayed at Mount Vernon every holiday season since he was eleven months old, the camel knows the approaching vehicle is bringing him food. Lisa Pregent (above) is a member of the Mount Vernon livestock…


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Sarah Miller Coulson: Mount Vernon's New Regent

Monday, December 05, 2016

Sarah Miller Coulson: Mount Vernon's New Regent

On October 16, 2016, Sarah Miller Coulson became the new leader of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. The Association is governed by a board comprised of 25 members, or Vice Regents, whom each hail from a different state. Coulson, from Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, is the third woman from the state selected to serve in this important position. “I am…


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A Message of Gratitude, From Our Kitchen to Yours

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Message of Gratitude, From Our Kitchen to Yours

It’s the season for saying thank you, and we have much to be grateful here at Mount Vernon. This year was packed with interesting discoveries and important work in the historic area, including significant work on the kitchen. Built in 1775, the kitchen is one of the many original structures that still stand today. The building was strategically placed…


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