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River Room, Mount Vernon, Virginia, circa 1915-1930

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umd:66459

Alternate title:River Room, Mount Vernon, VA
Summary:River Room, Mount Vernon, Virginia, circa 1915-1930. "The River Room contains a chair which came to America with the Mayflower or soon after. The bedstead was used by Washington in Pennsylvania in 1777. In one of the window panes, more than a hundred years ago, Eliza P. Custis, one of Mrs. Washington's grandchildren, cut with a diamond, her name and date, Aug. 2, 1792; and it is here today." Postcard number 64938.
Provider:B.S. Reynolds Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Mount Vernon
Topical subjects:Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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