“Christmas at Mount Vernon”


A Rainy, Wintry Visit to Mount Vernon at Christmastime

MVMap
You are here… somewhere.
MVInnToile
Allow me to introduce you to your hosts, George and Martha Washington.
GeoWashFamily
Here comes the Washington family now.
Family
Compare/contrast with my own family…. dashing away to see a movie about George before our tour.
GeoWashHome
A view of the mansion from the front gate.
GeoWashHome2
Now, just a little closer….
GeoWashHorse
Moving right along… climb aboard….
GeoWashCarriage
… and feel free to ride on ahead of me. I’ll catch up with you in my deluxe, upholstered carriage….
MVKitchen
… when it’s time to stop for some refreshment.
MVVisitorsRelaxingRoom
We can take a break in this ultra-upscale visitor relaxation zone together.

 

A Few of the Finer Details

MVXmasTreeCarolers
Caroling Colonials on the tree.
MVWalkway
A pathway to an overlook of the Potomac River.
MVRoad
Three road surfaces. Which one (if any) do you think was the first?
MVFence
A pretty gated fence.
WreathsforGeo&Martha
Christmas wreaths at George and Martha’s grave site.
MVLove
Always worth taking chances for….

 

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