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Martha Washington

Dining In 1799 At Mount Vernon

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

The house is a microcosm of early American history. The portrait of Louis the XVI in the dining room reminds you of the pivotal role he played in financing the American revolution.

Kitchen Takes Spotlight At Mount Vernon

AP | Posted 02.16.2012 | DC

MOUNT VERNON, Va. -- Visitors to George Washington's Mount Vernon estate will get a new appreciation for the effort it took to put on an 18th century ...

First Ladies' Gowns Return To View At Smithsonian

AP | By BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 11.19.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Dresses, china and mementos dating back to days when Americans referred to the first lady as "lady presidentress" or "republican queen" ...

Michelle Obama Makes First Lady History... and What Was She Wearing?

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

It was a gray dress. Enough said. Credit/Getty Images More vital to the long-term interests of the nation than the clothes she wore one particular...

America's First Ladies and Their Jewelry

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kate Kelly

The types of jewelry the various first ladies wore and what they spent on their adornments gives an interesting lens through which to view a presidency as well as a specific time period in our country's history.

Martha Washington Redux: America's First MILF

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Hold on to your hats folks or at least your iPod earbuds, Martha Washington was actually a babe! Also, she avidly consumed Gothic romance novels. Me-ow!