Where can I eat near Mount Vernon?
What happened to Mount Vernon's Inn?
- Mount Vernon bought the concessionaire contract of the national restaurant firm that managed the Inn, and hired a seasoned chef. Today, the Inn boasts a large full-service restaurant and a six-station food court.
Where is the inn at Mount Vernon farm & event barn?
Who opened Mount Vernon to the public in 1858?
- The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association opened Mount Vernon to the public in 1858. A staff of two, secretary Sarah Tracy and superintendent Upton Herbert, shared the responsibility for opening the doors and conducting tours, even while the Civil War raged just a few miles away.
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