A Well-Organized Study

In 1774, one year before he was assigned to lead the Continental Army, George Washington approved the construction of a private wing to his mansion at Mount Vernon.

The addition included a spacious bedchamber for George and Martha Washington on the second floor and a personal study below. The study served as the center of Washington’s personal and professional operations during his years at Mount Vernon, before and after the presidency.

This is the study restored to its original condition:

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