Mary Washington House
Posted: February 6, 2013 | Updated: December 14, 2018
- Mary Washington lived in this house for the last 17 years of her life
- “The President-to-be came to this home to receive his mother’s blessing before attending his inauguration in 1789.”
- Learn about the culture of Mary Washington’s time and social practices from using utensils to bathing
- Major attractions: the extensive gardens and the original kitchen
Fun Fact: The house was slated to be disassembled to travel to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair for display.
December 14, 2018