But a few years of retirement brought Washington back to his beloved Mount Vernon, with its year-crowning Christmas cheer.
A British raid on Mount Vernon had stripped him of his livestock and many of his slaves.
Precisely 230 years ago today, he rode up to Mount Vernon to celebrate his first holiday at home after eight years of revolution.
But a strange man from Mount Vernon, a nearby small town, changed all that last week—probably forever.
But CPAC and the Mount Vernon Statement are unrelated as well.
Old man, if you ever get a furlough from business, you go down to Mount Vernon and revel in memories of the father of his country.
Tell her that I hope soon to thank her for a dish of tea at Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon lay on the way and here Washington paused for two or three days.
Only the slaves, in the picture of Mount Vernon's past, were strange to him.
When, in the restoration of Mount Vernon, the kitchen was reached, recourse was had to Shirley's kitchen.