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.
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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 ...
WASHINGTON -- Dresses, china and mementos dating back to days when Americans referred to the first lady as "lady presidentress" or "republican queen" ...
It was a gray dress. Enough said.
More vital to the long-term interests of the nation than the clothes she wore one particular...
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.
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!
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