Gifts for History Buffs

Great gift ideas for the History Buff on your list.

Mount Vernon Leather Fire Bucket - DESIGN MASTER ASSOCIATES - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Leather Fire Bucket - DESIGN MASTER ASSOCIATES - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$475.00

Mount Vernon Leather Fire Bucket

The most important piece of fire-fighting equipment from the seventeenth to early nineteenth centuries was a leather fire bucket. Standard-size buc...

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$475.00
Fire Bucket Matchstick Holder - DESIGN MASTER ASSOCIATES - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Fire Bucket Matchstick Holder - DESIGN MASTER ASSOCIATES - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$24.95

Fire Bucket Matchstick Holder

Our sturdy polyresin matchstick holder is a 6 ½” H x 4 ¼” W reproduction of Washington’s 18th-century fire bucket. Leather fire buckets were essent...

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$24.95
Fire Bucket Toothpick Holder - DESIGN MASTER ASSOCIATES - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Fire Bucket Toothpick Holder - DESIGN MASTER ASSOCIATES - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$8.95

Fire Bucket Toothpick Holder

Our polyresin toothpick holder is a 2 ¼” H x 1 ½” W miniature reproduction of Washington’s 18th-century fire bucket. Leather fire buckets were esse...

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$8.95
Historic Wood Pen - DOUG DILL - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Historic Wood Pen - DOUG DILL - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$98.00

Historic Wood Pen

These finely turned pens were created by Doug Dill, master wood crafter in Lanexa, Virginia. Wood for the pens was sourced from three different tre...

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$98.00
Executive Pen Caddy - SALISBURY PEWTER - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Executive Pen Caddy - SALISBURY PEWTER - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$40.00

Executive Pen Caddy

The cast pewter executive pen caddy is a splendid piece to have in your office, den or library. Keep two of your favorite pens on display and close...

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$40.00
Acts of Congress 1789: Special Edition - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Acts of Congress 1789: Special Edition - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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$250.00
$149.99

Acts of Congress 1789: Special Edition

George Washington's copy of The Acts of Congress 1789 was acquired by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association on June 22, 2012, for the Fred W. Smith ...

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$250.00
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Acts of Congress 1789 - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Acts of Congress 1789 - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$75.00

Acts of Congress 1789

Replica edition.  ISBN: 978-1-4494-4838-7. Gilded and embossed hardcover with 112 pages presented in a rigid slip-case. A 48-page softcover compani...

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$75.00
George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$9.95

George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation

Hardcover with 30 pages including cover page and epilogue. Copyright 2019 Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union and Applewood Books. Every ...

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$9.95
George Washington Pistol: Boxed Set - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$175.00

George Washington Pistol: Boxed Set

When he was selected to command the Continental Army in April, 1775, George Washington was partial to this holster style pistol. The classic, decor...

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$175.00
George Washington Pistol - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$96.00

George Washington Pistol

When he was elected to command the Continental Army in April, 1775, George Washington was partial to this holster style pistol. The classic, decora...

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$96.00
Scottish Flintlock Pistol - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$85.00

Scottish Flintlock Pistol

This heavily engraved and embossed all metal pistol is a replica of a Scottish 1760 Flintlock pistol. It is believed to be the pistol that “Fired t...

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$85.00
Mount Vernon Cast Iron Key to the Bastille Paperweight - DESIGN MASTER ASSOCIATES - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Cast Iron Key to the Bastille Paperweight - DESIGN MASTER ASSOCIATES - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$29.95

Mount Vernon Cast Iron Key to the Bastille Paperweight

This finely crafted paperweight is a scaled reproduction of Mount Vernon's famous Key to the Bastille, the infamous prison in Paris overthrown at t...

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$29.95
George Washington Sword Letter Opener - DESIGN MASTER ASSOCIATES - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$45.00

George Washington Sword Letter Opener

Eighteenth-century gentlemen wore small swords as part of formal civilian attire for social and ceremonial occasions. George Washington owned sever...

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$45.00
The Swords of George Washington - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$49.99

The Swords of George Washington

By Erik Goldstein, Stuart C. Mowbray, and Brian Hendelson. ISBN 978-1-931464-71-0. Copyright 2016. Hardcover with 112 oversized glossy pages includ...

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$49.99
Swords of George Washington & Letter Opener Set - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$89.94

Swords of George Washington & Letter Opener Set

This specially priced elegant set of "The Swords of George Washington" and sword letter opener is a great addition to your home, office, or library...

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$89.94
Historic Wood Letter Opener - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Historic Wood Letter Opener - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$98.00

Historic Wood Letter Opener

This custom hand-turned letter opener was created by Doug Dill, a master wood crafter in Lanexa, Virginia. Wood for the handle was sourced from the...

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$98.00
Houdon Bust of George Washington, 12" White - DESIGN MASTER ASSOCIATES - The Shops at Mount Vernon
$110.00

Houdon Bust of George Washington, 12" White

Images of George Washington abound but the most faithful likeness remains a terra cotta bust created by Jean Antoine Houdon. The French sculptor vi...

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$110.00