Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, located near Alexandria, Virginia, was the plantation home of the first President of the United States, George Washington. The mansion is built of wood in neoclassical Georgian architectural style, and the estate is located on the banks of the Potomac River.

Mount Vernon was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is owned and maintained in trust by The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association and is open every day of the year.

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Lawrence Lewis (1767–1839) - Life
... called on several of his nephews to assist him at his Mount Vernon plantation ... While at Mount Vernon, Lewis came to know Eleanor "Nelly" Parke Custis, the granddaughter of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington and Daniel Parke Custis ... At Mount Vernon she acted as the social director, entertaining the many visitors to the former president ...
Christopher Sheels - Mount Vernon
... Sheels was permanently returned to Mount Vernon by January 1792, where he worked as a waiter, serving the family meals ... In September 1799, Washington discovered a note at Mount Vernon outlining an escape plan for Sheels and his fiancee ...
Charles Street (Baltimore) - Route Description - South Baltimore To North Avenue
... Charles Street enters the Mount Vernon neighborhood at Centre Street, which contains the Walters Art Museum and Contemporary Museum Baltimore to the west ... a pair of two-lane roadways at it passes adjacent to the cross-shaped Mount Vernon Square Park ... The street meets the westbound and eastbound halves of Mount Vernon Place, which flank the east–west segment of the part, at a traffic circle that surrounds the Washington Monument ...
Lawrence Lewis (1767–1839) - Woodlawn
... Lewis and Nelly Custis were married at Mount Vernon on February 22, 1799, and resided there for the first several years of their marriage ... received 2,000 acres (8.1 km2) of the Mount Vernon plantation ... in Arlington, Virginia and was buried in the vault at Mount Vernon, close to the sarcophagi of George and Martha Washington ...

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