Mount Vernon Collections Storage Area

Associate Curator Laura Simo showed the Museum Storage area of Mount Vernon’s Collections, Conservation, and Volunteer Center where… read more

Associate Curator Laura Simo showed the Museum Storage area of Mount Vernon’s Collections, Conservation, and Volunteer Center where artifacts are kept when not on public display. She talked about curatorship and the 150-year quest to find objects from George and Martha Washington for the estate. She showed a selection of George Washington’s personal belongings and talked about what they reveal about him as a military leader, a leading Virginia land owner, and as a citizen of the new United States of America.  close

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Mount Vernon Collections Storage Area

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Program ID:
295393-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Interview
Location:
Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 25, 2010
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 2011

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  • Sep 25, 2010 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 26, 2010 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 26, 2010 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 26, 2010 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 26, 2010 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2010 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2010 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2010 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2011 | 1:26pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2011 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2011 | 2:27am EST | C-SPAN 3
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