Mary Washington House

  • 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.

Last Updated:
December 14, 2018