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  • Day6

    The Mount Washington Hotel

    October 4, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 11 °C

    We stopped on the way to see one of America's most luxurious hotels.

    In 1944, The Mount Washington hosted the Bretton Woods International Monetary Conference. Delegates from 44 nations convened (including Winston Churchill), establishing the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, setting the gold standard at $35 an ounce and designating the United States dollar as the backbone of international exchange. The signing of the formal documents took place in the Gold Room, located off the Hotel Lobby and now preserved as an historic siteRead more