Painting of Mount Vernon as it appeared at the time of George Washington
The Washington Family, painting from life by Edward Savage, 1796.
Marble bust of George
Washington by Jean Antoine Houdon, from life, 1785. Mount Vernon museum.
Martha Washington, painting by Charles Willson Peale, 1776. Mount Vernon.
Pohick Episcopal Church, parish church of George and Martha Washington.
Washington designed this church and served on the Vestry for twenty-two years. His pew, (no. 28) which he bought, is the closest to the Communion Table. He
furnished the gold leaf for The Lord’s Prayer, The Ten
Commandments and the
Apostles’ Creed, inscribed on the wall above the altar.
The Kitchen, Mount Vernon. As it appeared in the 1980 Guide Book, prior to its being de-personalized, with
numerous original items
removed – including Martha Washington’s plate-warmer and her original pewter plates.
Original coach belonging to Samuel Powell, Mayor of
Philadelphia, and close friend of the Washingtons, who rode in this coach while in
Washingtons and the Powells were fellow-worshippers at Christ Church, Philadelphia, where George Washington’s pew is marked. Mount Vernon, Stables.
Original Riding Chair
belonging to Thomas, Lord
Fairfax, displayed at Mount Vernon, Stables.
Front Cover of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church bulletin –
historic facts on George and Martha Washington’s
marriage. Photograph: © Christian Heritage Ministries.
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