Official website: http://solitudehouse.org/
Site Dates: 1784
Site Owner(s): John Penn
Site Designer(s): Robert Adam
Samuel Vaughan, Plan of the buildings and grounds of Mount Vernon, 1787. Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, Mount Vernon, VA.
Benjamin Henry Latrobe, "View of Mount Vernon to the North," 1796. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD.
Benjamin Henry Latrobe, "View to the North from the Lawn at Mount Vernon," 1796. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD.
Benjamin Henry Latrobe, "View of Mount Vernon looking towards the South West," 1796. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD.
- Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1840, quoting an early visitor's description of Mount Vernon, plantation of George Washington, Fairfax County, Va. ( 1971: 263)
- At the extremity of these extensive alleys and pleasure-grounds, ornamented with fruit-trees and shrubbery, and clothed in perennial verdure, stands two hothouses, and as many green-houses, situated in the sunniest part of the garden, and shielded from the northern winds by a long range of wooden buildings for the accommodation of servants.
- Willis, Nathaniel Parker.  1971. American Scenery, or Land, Lake and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. Reprint, Barre, Mass.: Imprint Society. view on Zotero