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Mount Vernon Magazine, Winter 2016

What's In This Issue?

  • Exploring George Washington's Will
  • Democracy on Parade: The 1791 Southern Tour
  • New Exhibition Lives Bound Together Opens
  • First-Annual Patriot Run
  • Washington's Thoughts on Emancipation






Lives Bound Together Exhibition

Explore the personal stories of the people enslaved at Mount Vernon and Washington’s evolving opposition to slavery in this new exhibition.

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Washington's Southern Tour: An Interview with Warren Bingham

Mount Vernon recently had the opportunity to sit down with author Warren Bingham. Mr. Bingham has published a new and interesting account of President George Washington's famous 1791 southern journey.

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Mount Vernon Preservation Challenge

For every $1 you donate today, a generous donor will donate an additional $1 to fund preservation work that will protect George Washington’s estate for millions of visitors in future years.

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Distilled Spirits from the Gristmill at Mount Vernon

George Washington was one of the largest whiskey producer in America. Today we continue the tradition of producing whiskey as well as other small batch distilled spirits at our historic Distillery & Gristmill site.

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The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association Volunteer Program was established in 1992 to provide assistance to the Association in achieving their mission to preserve and protect the home and heritage of George Washington.

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