Mt VernonJune 18, 2016 in the United States
Margaret & Mike picked us up and drove to Mt Vernon, George Washington's home. It was interesting comparing it with Monticello, Jefferson's home, which was grander but the rooms smaller. The gardens were beautiful and the view from the house across the Potomac unchanged since Washington's time. Walked through the kinds to Washington's tomb, then back through the beautiful flower gardens. It was very hot in the sun and a relief to get into an air conditioned car again!
First shot is the mansion, second is the view across the Potomac, third some of the other buildings and the last two inside the women's slave quarters.Read more