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The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association: 162 Years of Collecting George Washington
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Over the last 162 years, the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association has tracked down thousands of original artifacts to create a rich collection that tells the story of George Washington as general, president, and private citizen. Associate Curator Jessie MacLeod explores the organization’s collecting practices and priorities, highlighting significant acquisitions from the 19th century to today.