By the 1850s, George Washington’s beloved home had fallen into ruin. This rephotograph combines this circa 1858 view of the dilapidated mansion with a modern image taken from the same vantage point in 2018. In the 1858 image you can see timbers and ship masts are being used to prop up the piazza roof. Upon learning of the estate’s condition, Ann Pamela Cunningham founded the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union. The organization quickly raised enough money to buy the Mansion and 200 acres and in the 1860s began preserving it. Produced by Mark Hersch, copyright Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
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