The Life Guard Society draws its inspiration from an elite group of 150 officers responsible for ensuring the safety of George Washington during the Revolutionary War. Today, the group is dedicated to generously supporting the mission of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.

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Membership in The Life Guard Society is not considered an honorary role, but rather a call to action – members give generously of time, talent, and resources to help with a wide variety of signature projects focused on Mount Vernon’s mission for preservation and education.

Recently Sponsored Projects

2018 – Publication of George Washington's Barbados Diaries  2017 – Acquisition of Chastellux Letters 2017 – Restoration of the Mansion’s Kitchen Roof  2016 – A Harpsichord for Mount Vernon  2016 – Reconstructing George Washington's Batteau  2015 – Video on George Washington and the U.S. Constitution  2015 – Livestock Space Planner  2014 – Development of Mount Vernon Mobile & Web Applications  2014 – Research on Plantation Life and the Enslaved Community  2013 – Gardens & Groves Museum Exhibition  2013 – Student Learning at Mount Vernon  2012 – Large Dining Room Restoration and Conservation  2011 – Hoecakes & Hospitality Museum Exhibition  2011 – Upper Garden Endowment  2010 – Archaeology Collections Online  2010 – Character Interpretation on the Estate  2009 – George Washington & His Generals Museum Exhibit  2008 – Presidential Entertaining & Dining Museum Exhibit  2008 – Character Interpretation Program – Billy Lee Staff  2007 – Washington’s Gardens & Landscape Support 2006 – Conservation of Collections Objects
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