Archive for the ‘Mount Vernon’ Category

Mount Vernon: The Mansion

May 31, 2007

Front and rear views of Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington. The property is located along the Potomac River in Virginia, just south of Washington, D.C.


Mount Vernon: The Grounds

May 31, 2007

Mount Vernon slave quarters
Slave quarters

Mount Vernon cooking area
Cooking area

Mount Vernon stove room
Stove room

George Washington's carriage
Mount Vernon carriage
Washington’s vehicles

Mount Vernon stable

Mount Vernon: The Gardens

May 31, 2007

Canterbury bells Foxglove

Boxwood garden

Foxglove Boxwood

Mount Vernon: The Glover Family Tour

May 31, 2007

The Glovers at Mount Vernon Family self-portrait Kimberly can't resist taller men Miss Ornery and Miss Attitude

Please forgive me for what I'm about to do Puzzled by the history of Mount Vernon Another puzzling moment George Washington never looked this cool

The beginning of the tour ... ... and the end of the tour When are we going to eat? The long trek to Mount Vernon Inn

Now that's a soft drink! Bring on the peanut and chestnut soup You sure are sweaty, Daddy