National Geographic : 1949 Jan
Shrines of Each Patriot's Devotion National Geographic I'hotographer II. Anlthony Stewart Gay Sight-seers Uncover, Look Serious, in the Presence of Washington Their country's father and first President lies in this marble tomb at Mount Vernon, beneath a sculptured eagle, shield, and flag. In another tomb rests Martha, his wife. The brick vault was prescribed in Washington's will.