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Mother's Day at Mount Vernon

America’s “First Mom” Hosts Mother’s Day at the Mount Vernon Estate Busy mothers might want to turn to Martha Washington to see how America’s “First Mom” enjoyed mothering – her children and her country. Join other families at the Mount Vernon Estate for a Mother's Day brunch buffet Reservations are required so please call (703) 780-0011 Hours for the buffet are 11:30 am -5:45 pm. Come and enjoy!

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Mother's Day at Mount Vernon

Mother's Day is now the most popular day of the year, in the United States, for people to go out and dine at a restaurant. Mount Vernon offers an excellent Mother's Day Buffet from 11:30am - 5:45pm.

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Mother's Day buffet at Mount Vernon

A scrumptious salad bar and fresh flowers were two of the many highlights at the lunch buffet at Mount Vernon

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"The Family" poses for a photo

Outside the entrance gate to the historic Mount Vernon Estate, home of George Washington and his wife Martha

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Mother's Day at Mount Vernon

In the United States Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. There were several attempts in the 1880's and 1890's to establish an official Mother's Day holiday but they did not succeed beyond the local level.

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Mother's Day at Mount Vernon

Mother's Day was created by Anna Jarvis in Grafton, West Virginia in 1908. She wanted to accomplish her own mother's dream of making a celebration for all mothers. Although the idea of Mother's Day did not take off until Anna Jarvis enlisted the...

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Mother's Day at Mount Vernon

Anna Jarvis kept promoting the Mother's Day until President Woodrow Wilson made it an official national holiday in 1914.

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Mount Vernon dollhouse on Mother's Day *

A scale reproduction of the home at Mount Vernon sits enclosed in glass. It's a doll-house style creation featuring cutaway rooms

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Stained glass at Mount Vernon on Mother's Day

On a wall of the lobby there stands a colorful stained glass window depicting five scenes from Washington’s remarkable life. Below the ca. 1950s stained glass panels is a time line orienting visitors to Washington’s many accomplishments.

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Musicians performing at Mount Vernon on Mother's Day

A three piece band performs at Mount Vernon Estate on Mother's Day 2009. Interesting to note the musicians are wearing period correct clothing and are playing period correct instruments ca. 1790

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A Mom at Mount Vernon Estate on Mother's Day *

One of the Mother's attending the Mother's Day celebration at Mount Vernon is gracious enough to pose for a photo, Mrs. Carmen Wilbur, a decidedly delightful person.

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Musicians at Mount Vernon

During a Mother's Day celebration at George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, two period correct musicians and their instruments play to the delight of onlookers

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Flowers for Mother's Day!

The Mount Vernon Estate in Northern Virginia is renowned for her lush vegetation, beautiful gardens, and abundant flowers.

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Picking flowers for my mom

Luke Jr. is awe-struck at the size of the Iris' at Mount Vernon Estate and attempts to pluck one for this Mother's Day celebration. You rock Mom!!!

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A mother sits with her two boys overlooking the Potomac River - Mount Vernon Estate

A mother sits with her two boys overlooking the Potomac River - Mount Vernon Estate right outside Washington, DC.

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Ancient tree at Mount Vernon Estate

Overlooking the Potomac River in Virginia, this 100 year old plus tree may be a direct descendant of the hundreds of trees George Washington himself planted.

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