Since the 1950s, the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association has worked to preserve George Washington's beloved Potomac River view.

Update: Charles County Compressor Station

The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association has released the following statement on Dominion Energy's October 15, 2018 announcement to not build a natural gas compressor plant on the Charles county site.  The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association had stated its opposition to this potential development that would have marred the historic Potomac viewshed that they have long sought to preserve.

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"Dominion will not build compressor station in Bryans Road" - Maryland Independent

A Long History of Preservation

A Long History of Preservation

In the early 1950s, the view from Mount Vernon became threatened by a plan to build an oil tank farm directly across the Potomac River from Mount Vernon. Vice Regent Frances Payne Bolton ensured this did not happen.

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