Discover more about George Washington, Mount Vernon, and the 18th century with this collection of primary source documents, objects, images, and artifacts from the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association and others.Explore the Timeline
Explore original documents to see how Washington and his ring of spies secretly passed information during the Revolutionary War.
Explore primary source letters, accounts, books, objects, and surveys to learn about the business of farming that took place at Mount Vernon.
Investigate Washington's own journals, addresses, letters, articles, and objects to learn about his first experience in war.
Use sources from our collections to learn more about the brave women of the Mount Vernon ladies' Association who vowed to preserve Mount Vernon for all future generations.
Explore original letters, objects, images, and artifacts to learn more about the personal lives of George Washington and his family.
Search through different proclamations, treaties, acts, objects, bills, and addresses to learn more about the challenges, work, and legacy of our nation's first president.
Explore primary source letters, articles, images, objects, orders, and addresses to learn about Washington's role as the Commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.
Use original objects, artifacts, reports, and advertisements to learn more about the hundreds of enslaved people forced to live and work at Mount Vernon.