German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

On June 29, 2022, former German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Mount Vernon on a private tour. Merkel spent time at the Washington Library, paid her respects at George Washington’s tomb, and signed the Mount Vernon guestbook.

Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the Washington Library.

Famous Visits to Washington’s Tomb

Throughout its history as a cultural shrine, Mount Vernon has been the site of numerous visits from prominent politicians, heads of state, and world leaders.

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