First – Happy Birthday Dad! He would be 98 today.
Today a car trip to Mount Vernon. Well worth the effort. Of all we have seen so far in our touring and visits in this area this is the best so far. Very educational and inspiring. Best museum presentation I can remember seeing. House and grounds very well done and informative.
Mount Vernon main house
Tomb of George and Martha Washington. Martha is on the left.
This is called a ‘Necessary’. Goes by different names today. It definitely is not a ‘Porta-…‘
Washington denture. NOT made of wood. Washington was a very healthy man in very good physical shape but suffered from poor teeth all his life in spite of his constant efforts to maintain them.