Visit with Martha Washington

Drop in and exchange greetings with our nation's first "First Lady." Schedule varies.

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Learn about the Enslaved Women at Mount Vernon

Lives Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon explores the personal stories of the people enslaved at Mount Vernon such as Ona Judge, Caroline Branham, Nancy Carter Quander, and many others.

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View a Replica of Martha's Wedding Dress

Martha Dandridge Custis married George Washington in 1759. On display is in the Education Center is a reproduction of her gold silk damask wedding dress and sequin-covered shoes.


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Learn About the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association

View a selection of images from the fascinating history of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association as you exit the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center and approach the Shops and Food Court.

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Take In the View from the Mansion’s Piazza

Sit on the chairs overlooking the Potomac River and learn about the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association’s determined efforts to save the view from Washington’s home over the decades.

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Watch the "Saving Mount Vernon" Film

Watch a brief history of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium.

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