What's In This Issue?

  • History of innovation from Washington the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association
  • President Donald Trump's historic visit to Mount Vernon
  • Celebrating the 10,000,000th patent issued at the Gristmill
  • Safeguarding the Bastille Key

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The Bastille Key

Associate Curator Adam Erby provides an in-depth look at the Bastille Key that was presented to George Washington by Lafayette and has remained at Mount Vernon.

Did Washington Really Grow Hemp?

Yes, he did... but not the kind you're thinking of.

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