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Participants of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Encampment Visit Mount Vernon, September 1892

 Item — Box: 32
Identifier: RP-1128 (retro) ; Photo-5576

Scope and Contents

Mount Vernon experienced thousands of visitors from the G.A.R. daily throughout September 19-24, 1892. Visitors traveled by boat and by way of the newly constructed electric railway to Mount Vernon.


  • September 1892


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This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


From the Collection: 89 Linear Feet (Variety of container sizes based on photograph sizes and material types. Over-sized items are housed in drawers.)

Language of Materials


Physical Description

Albumen print of visitors from the nearby 26th annual Grand Army of the Republic Encampment held in Washington D. C., September 21-22. The blurred visitors in the background illustrates the large volume of people visiting Mount Vernon at this time. Photographer's inscription on the reverse reads: Orders for duplicates of Photographic Groups taken at Mount Vernon can be had by stating the day of the month and the number of the Group. Luke C. Dillon, Photographer to Mount Vernon, Office at 935 Penna. Avenue, E. J. Pullman's Photo Supply House, P.O. Box 655, Washington City, D. C.


10 15/16 in. x 7 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Photo Archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association Repository

P.O. Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 United States