A British raid on Mount Vernon had stripped him of his livestock and many of his slaves.
He grew up in Mount Vernon, Washington, a town of 15,000 in those days, perhaps best known as the tulip-bulb capital of America.
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.
A few blocks from Hoffman's Mount Vernon home, more than 200 community members recently gathered to pray.
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.
Only the slaves, in the picture of Mount Vernon's past, were strange to him.
Mount Vernon lay on the way and here Washington paused for two or three days.
Tell her that I hope soon to thank her for a dish of tea at Mount Vernon.
When, in the restoration of Mount Vernon, the kitchen was reached, recourse was had to Shirley's kitchen.