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In 1870, members of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association pose for a photograph near the east front of the Mount Vernon Mansion. Left to right,standing: Mrs. Barry, Vice Regent for Illinois; Mrs. Walker, Vice Regent for North Carolina; Mrs. Washington, Vice Regent for West Virginia; Mrs. Halsted, Vice Regent for New Jersey; Mrs. Emory, Vice Regent for District of Columbia; Mrs. Chace, Vice Regent for Rhode Island. Left to right seated: Mrs. Mitchell, Vice Regent for Wisconsin; Mrs. Brooks, Vice Regent for New York; Mrs. Sweat, Vice Regent for Maine; Miss Cunningham; Regent; Mrs. Comegys, Vice Regent for Delaware; Mrs. Eve, Vice Regent for Georgia.

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Mount Vernon Ladies Receive Spirit of Virginia Award

Governor and First Lady make presentation at the Estate.

“In rescuing America’s most historic home and pioneering the preservation space, the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association embodies what it means to uplift the spirit of Virginia.” — Gov. Glenn Youngkin


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