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Condition: Replica

Where is it Located

About the Spring House

While not accessible to the public, the Spring House can be seen from the path. Built on the site of a natural spring it is one of the estate’s most distinctive and least understood outbuildings. The building was likely constructed by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association in the mid-19th century, which means it does not date to George Washington’s time. Nevertheless, a spring house, in one form or another, has existed in the vicinity since before George Washington’s ownership of Mount Vernon.