MVHM&G Collection

7.20.20 – A Writer’s 1829 Visit to the MVHM&G

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]In the early 1800s, Mount Vernon was located far from the city, which barely existed past 14th Street. The hotel was originally built as the carriage house for the planned country estate for Abigail Adams Smith (President Adams’...

7.2.20 – MVHM&G Collection: “Fancy Chairs”

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]According to “Meg’s Favorites,” the six maple fancy chairs around the dining table in the Lower Hall are perfect for engaging school groups. The chairs which date to approximately 1820 were assembly-line produced. To involve the students we...