Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon❮Read❯ ➹ Mount Vernon ➼ Author Patrick L. O'Neill – Heartforum.co.uk lmages of America Mount Vernon takes a visual excursion through the history of the home and neighborhood of our first president of the United States, George Washington Washington s ancestors came to N lmages of America Mount Vernon takes a visual excursion through the history of the home and neighborhood of our first president of the United States, George Washington Washington s ancestors came to Northern Virginia overyears ago, and by , he had acquired an , plus acre tract of land surrounding Mount Vernon Washington divided this acreage into five farms, which were considered his pride and joy His detailed management of agricultural affairs, as well as his flair for entertaining, left a visual impression on all that visited The region, from the late th century to Washington s death in , continued to thrive The estate has withstood and prospered during the selling of Mount Vernon and the surrounding properties, the establishment of the Quaker community in the s, the Civil War, the arrival of the Army Corps of Engineers in , and overyears of tourism Through this volume, containing overimages of Mount Vernon and the surrounding vicinity, readers will experience the area s rich history.

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  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Mount Vernon
  • Patrick L. O'Neill
  • English
  • 13 September 2019
  • 0738516015

10 thoughts on “Mount Vernon

  1. Tammy Mannarino says:

    I enjoyed the scope of this book as it summarizes not only the history Mount Vernon Estate, but also the surrounding neighborhoods including some across the Potomac The pictures are the star of the show, as with all of the Images of America series O Neill s selections are excellent There are a couple of occasions where he strays outside the scope with mentions of the Nike missile site and the Pentagon There are also quite a few errors e.g the date of Martha Washington s death, quotation ma I enjoyed the scope of this book as it summarizes not only the history Mount Vernon Estate, but also the surrounding neighborhoods including some across the Potomac The pictures are the star of the show, as with all of the Images of America series O Neill s selections are excellent There are a couple of occasions where he strays outside the scope with mentions of the Nike missile site and the Pentagon There are also quite a few errors e.g the date of Martha Washington s death, quotation marks on William Snowden s rank of Captain that should have been caught in editing

  2. Terri says:

    I live near Mount Vernon so this was a great history trip for me and the area that surrounds me

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