Mount Vernon

The Story of An American Icon

Preserving the past means educating the future. Featured at the ongoing exhibit at the Mount Vernon estate, this video highlights the many layers of history that the Mount Vernon Ladies Association helped uncover. The Story of an American Icon takes viewers on a journey through the historical items that made Mount Vernon, and the women who helped preserve George Washington’s legacy. From the president’s dress sword to a spearhead from indigenous people, there is a grand history to share.