The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

Owned and maintained by The Colonial Dames of America, the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden presents the period of the Mount Vernon Hotel, which operated from 1826 until 1833. Constructed in 1799 as a carriage house for a 23-acre estate, and converted into the Mount Vernon Hotel in 1826, this stone building sits on land originally owned by Colonel William Stephens Smith, and his wife Abigail Adams Smith, daughter of John Adams. It is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday. More…


The Mount Vernon Hotel Garden

A walk through the garden takes the visitor out of the bustle of the city into a quiet, beautifully ordered oasis of shrubs, plants, and flowers. The garden is open to visitors to the Mt. Vernon Hotel Museum and is available for rent for functions such as weddings and receptions, either independently or with the Abigail Adams Smith Ballroom. More…


Abigail Adams Smith Ballroom

The Abigail Adams Smith Ballroom inside CDA headquarters is a unique and elegant venue featuring a beautiful hardwood floor, mirrored Palladian windows, and receiving hall. The space, along with the adjoining garden, hosts CDA events and programs throughout the year.