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  The Antiques of George Washington's Mount Vernon
The Mount Vernon property was owned by the Washington family for seven generations-from 1674 when King Charles II granted the land to John Washington, George Washington's great-grandfather, until 1858 when John A. Washington, III, George's great-grandnephew, could no longer afford to keep Mount Vernon running.
Washington closed the master bedroom for the remainder of her life and retired to a room on the third floor.
Washington displayed the key and an accompanying drawing prominently in the Presidental mansion and later at Mount Vernon.
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 Mount Vernon, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mount Vernon is a city in Skagit County, Washington, USA.
Mount Vernon is known for its annual Tulip Festival.
Mount Vernon was officially incorporated on July 5, 1893.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Vernon,_Washington   (646 words)

  
 At Mount Vernon, Washington comes first
Washington chose dramatic colors that were popular in the colonial and federal periods to reflect candlelight, such as the bold verdigris of his dining rooms.
Washington "was a hands-on manager who was heavily involved in the daily operation" of Mount Vernon plantation, said Dr. Pogue.
Washington followed the picturesque landscape style popular in England, in which trees and plants are carefully positioned to create glorious vistas with the illusion of natural terrain.
www.cincinnati.com /travel/stories/010503_mountvernon.html   (2077 words)

  
 Mount Vernon: George Washington's home is a national treasure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
MOUNT VERNON, Va. — The sight of President Washington's estate horrified Ann Pamela Cunningham's mother of South Carolina when she passed the world-famous home while on a ship cruising the Potomac River in 1853.
During the tour, visitors see where President Washington spent some of his years as a youngster; the study room where he read and wrote many letters as a military general and president that helped shape the young country's government; the second-floor master bedroom where he died Dec. 14, 1799; and his two final resting places.
She said some items from Mount Vernon are in the Arlington House, the Smithsonian and in other museums throughout the world.
www.decaturdaily.com /decaturdaily/diversions/050123/vernon.shtml   (1144 words)

  
 Mount Vernon (plantation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mount Vernon, Virginia, was the plantation home of the first President of the United States, George Washington.
In 1860, the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union, under the leadership of Ann Pamela Cunningham, acquired the mansion and a portion of the land for $200,000, rescuing it from a state of disrepair and neglect.
Mount Vernon was designated a National Historic Landmark on December 19, 1960 and later administratively listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Vernon_(plantation)   (1320 words)

  
 Mount Vernon, WA News
New MOUNT VERNON, Wash., Dec. 1 An investigation into drug trafficking in Washington's Skagit County has uncovered a Mexican group that allegedly served as a pipeline from Mexico to the area.
Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire flew over flooded areas of Western Washington on Tuesday afternoon and stopped at the Skagit County emergency operations center at Mount Vernon.
Residents of Mount Vernon are fighting heavy rains and the rising Skagit River to save their downtown from flooding Tuesday.
www.topix.net /city/mount-vernon-wa   (714 words)

  
 Washington's Mount Vernon
George Washington's father died when he was only 11 years old and after that, during his teens and early twenties, he often traveled from his mother's home at Ferry Farm to Popes Creek to spend time with his half brother, Augustine (who had inherited Popes Creek plantation).
There is strong evidence that George Washington did live on a regular basis with Austin from age 11 to age 16 and then in his late teen years visited with regularity (from http://www.nps.gov/gewa/austin&his.htm).
However, in later years, the edge of Washington's original house was unearthed (as shown in the foreground) and is now laced with white oyster shells to indicate the dimensions of the building.
www.whitehousecyberlib.org /George_Washington.html   (741 words)

  
 Mount Vernon, Washington (Cities)
Mount Vernon was named after George Washington's plantation; the town was founded on his birthday in 1877.
Mount Vernon is best known for its daffodils and tulips - which, in the spring, are everywhere you look.
Daffodils bloom from mid-March to early April and tulips during the first half of April and irises in early May. Mount Vernon is the county seat, and largest city of Skagit County near Interstate 5.
www.ohwy.com /wa/m/mountver.htm   (192 words)

  
 George Washington's Mount Vernon - Explore Mount Vernon
The farm where Washington and his family lived was called the "Mansion House Farm." This is the part of the plantation that visitors see today.
Washington developed the property's 500 acres to create a fitting setting for a country gentleman.
As nearly as possible, Mount Vernon was a self-contained community.
www.mountvernon.org /learn/explore_mv   (233 words)

  
 Mount Vernon, Washington
Mount Vernon, Washington is not as well known as Mt. Vernon, Virginia.
Mount Vernon lies near the southern Skagit County line in northern Washington State.
He named Mount Vernon after George Washington's Mt. Vernon on the Potomac, as Mount Vernon also sat along a river, the Skagit River.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/washington_state/35056   (544 words)

  
 George Washington's Mount Vernon
The tomb (built 1831–37) of George and Martha Washington and the graves of other members of the family are also located on the grounds of the estate.
The house was built by the Washington family about 1735, and was Washington's home from 1747 until his death in 1799.
The estate was purchased in 1860 by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association (organized 1856), who serve as its permanent custodian.
seewashingtondc.net /mvernon.htm   (223 words)

  
 Fredericksburg.com - Mount Vernon changing Washington's image
And George Washington was gravely contemplating crossing the Delaware.
Mount Vernon wants to change the Father of Our Country's image from dour to dashing.
As he waited to film a scene in which George and Martha Washington meet, Roche talked about the challenge of playing a mythic and complicated figure who was both charismatic and reserved--and trying to change deeply held perceptions about an American icon in a matter of minutes.
fredericksburg.com /News/FLS/2006/052006/05192006/192419   (692 words)

  
 Mount Vernon Players - Home
The only advantage it seemed to possess over the American operas heretofore staged there may perhaps be found in the fact that it is considerably less expensive to produce.” The artists were complimented, but again, the Times found fault with the singers’ diction.
Whenever the history of the arts and culture in Washington, D. is told, Mount Vernon Place Church and the Mount Vernon Players must be included.
For those who yearn for theatrical entertainment the way it was meant to be, The Mount Vernon Players is the perfect answer.
www.mountvernonplayers.org   (554 words)

  
 Find Churches in Mount Vernon Washington - FlockFinder.com
Many churches in Mount Vernon Washington already have an Internet site, but mostly, the people looking at the site are their own members.
For a while now, churches in Mount Vernon Washington have felt pressure to get a website thinking it would be an evangelistic tool and way to promote their church.
churches in Mount Vernon Washington might be surprised at the number of people who are looking for a church in their area.
www.flockfinder.com /churches_washington/mount_vernon/churches_mount_vernon_washington.html   (510 words)

  
 George Washington Mount Vernon - Robert E. Lee
George Washington was influential not only in the birth and growth of the nation, but of Alexandria as well.
In July 1774, George Washington presided over a meeting in Alexandria to elect delegates to the first Virginia Convention and to protest the new taxes levied by the British Parliament.
The Fairfax Resolves, written by Washington's close friend and neighbor, George Mason of Gunston Hall, were adopted at this meeting and later presented to the Convention in Williamsburg by Washington.
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 Mount Vernon-Washington, D.C.
If you are a history buff then Mount Vernon is one place you will not want to miss.
This majestic home of George Washington is one of the finest places to tour while in Washington DC.
George Washington himself designed the gardens and the plants that were in his garden in the 1700’s.
www.washingtondcmuseumsinfo.com /mount-vernon.htm   (372 words)

  
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The City of Mount Vernon is currently in the process of preparing proposed revisions to the City's critical area regulations.
The City of Mount Vernon has commenced a comprehensive redevelopment plan for its historic downtown area.
The City of Mount Vernon Development Services Department has developed a draft Action Plan for the 2007 program year and an amendment to the Action Plan for the 2004 program year of its Consolidated Plan.
www.ci.mount-vernon.wa.us   (260 words)

  
 The Presidents' Project - Washington - Mount Vernon & Death   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Student Artists and Authors: John F. and Jon T. Mt. Vernon was built in the 1730's by George Washington's father, Augustine Washington.
At one time there were 122 slaves working at the plantation, but after the Revolutionary war all of the 122 slaves were freed.
Lawrence Washington changed it to Mt. Vernon in honor for his navy commander.
surfaquarium.com /PP/Washington/vernon.html   (290 words)

  
 George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens
During this holiday program, visitors learn about the Washingtons' Christmas traditions; tour the candlelit Mansion including the rarely-seen third floor; and meet historical characters including Martha Washington and Tobias Lear, who served as Washington’ secretary during his presidency.
The Ford Orientation Center and Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center illuminate fascinating chapters of Washington's life in two state-of-the-art facilities.
Both high-speed and dial-up versions of this engaging tour await you, showcasing three floors of stunning, panoramic rooms (including the cupola!) and more than 40 popup objects.
www.mountvernon.org   (109 words)

  
 Mount Vernon, Washington
Mount Vernon is a large town located midway between Seattle and the Canadian-USA Border.
The town has pleasant downtown area and a children's museum.
If you are visiting Mount Vernon during the spring you encounter the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Street Fair, when the town is in bloom.
www.planetware.com /washington/mount-vernon-us-wa-mv.htm   (74 words)

  
 Mount Vernon Christian School - Mount Vernon, Washington - WA - school overview
Student-teacher ratio and ethnicity breakdown for Mount Vernon Christian School.  
An opportunity for the principal at Mount Vernon Christian School to speak about curriculum, special programs, activities, goals and more.
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 Mount Vernon Washington hotels
We are located on Interstate 5, mid-way between the cosmopolitan bustle of Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia, makes us a natural choice for conventions and meetings.
The Mount Vernon Tulip Inn is conveniently located mid-way between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia, in the heart of the Skagit Valley.
Anacortes, Arlington, Bellingham, Burlington, Coupeville, Marysville, Mount Vernon, Oak Harbor, Port Townsend
www.sun-herald.com /hotel/hotels/us-wa-mount-vernon.html   (223 words)

  
 Mount Vernon Arlington Washington Real Estate Cascades - Cottage
Knotty pine paneling throughout with a mounted buck over the sofa.
Cozy greatroom orientated to the lake/mountain view and heated by a free standing woodstove with electric heat turned on from Seattle.
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www.vrbo.com /12534   (725 words)

  
 George Washington's Mount Vernon - Meet George Washington
No matter what you want to know about America's first hero, this section of the Mount Vernon Web site has a wealth of information for you.
Provides access to seminal Washington documents, including the Rules of Civility and his first inaugural address.
This book traces the interwoven histories of George Washington and the Nation he helped to create and guide toward the future.
www.mountvernon.org /learn/meet_george/index.cfm   (199 words)

  
 Painters Mount Vernon, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Painters in Mount Vernon, WA Below are some of the top painters in Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon, WA Tony's Paint and Pressure Wash
Mount Vernon, WA Fowler and Co Painting Incorporated
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 John W. Murphy attorney in Mount Vernon, WA, Washington, U.S.A.
John W. Murphy attorney in Mount Vernon, WA, Washington, U.S.A. Attorney Profile for John W. Murphy
Admitted: 1975, Washington; 1976, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; 1985, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; 1978, U.S. Tax Court; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court; 2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Member: Washington State Bar Association (Member: Board of Bar Examiners, 1990-1996; Disciplinary Board, 1995-1998); Washington State Trial Lawyers Association; Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
www.lawyers.com /Washington/Mount-Vernon/John-W.-Murphy-1762066-a.html   (309 words)

  
 Real Estate for Mount Vernon, Washington
We provide professional Real Estate Services through Preview Properties, Skagit, LLC, located in Mount Vernon, WA.
Jim and Kellie provide full services for buyers and sellers in the greater Skagit County area, as well as the cities of Mount Vernon, Burlington, Sedro-Woolley, Bow, Edison, La Conner, Anacortes, Alger, Glenhaven, Glenhaven Lakes, Hamilton, Concrete, Big Lake and Clear Lake.
Kellie Wolcott and Jim Wolcott are full-time licensed Real Estate Professionals in the state of Washington, as well as Realtors®.
www.mountvernonwashingtonrealestate.com   (149 words)

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