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Famous Visitors to Mount Vernon - Members Livestream
187 views • May 13, 2021
Mount Vernon has attracted visitors from all over the world for over two hundred years. Diplomats, presidents, celebrities, military leaders, and royalty are among the millions who come to Washington’s home to pay their respects and explore the Mansion and grounds. The archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association holds many letters, photographs, guest books, and other records documenting these important visits. Join the Washington Library’s Manager of Visual Resources Dawn Bonner and Archivist Rebecca Baird as they discuss the stories behind some of the estate’s famous sightseers and why Mount Vernon continues to allure people of all backgrounds and cultures.