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As the Entrance Hall shows, Hamilton Grange, designed by New York City Hall architect John McComb, is architecturally very ambitious for such a small house. National Park Service Photographer Kevin Daley

As the Entrance Hall shows, Hamilton Grange, designed by New York City Hall architect John McComb, is architecturally very ambitious for such a small house. National Park Service Photographer Kevin Daley

This is the entrance to Tomas Jeffersons house he has so many things on his walls from many cultures. He does this too educate people that are waiting to meet with him.

This is the entrance to Tomas Jeffersons house he has so many things on his walls from many cultures. He does this too educate people that are waiting to meet with him.

A young restorer, sensing that a dining room door was too thick to have been made in 1802, looked carefully, pried the door apart, and discovered that two of the original mirrored doors had been glued together. Now they are back where they belong.  The mirrored doors originally reflected the view out the bow window at the other end of the room, through which Hamilton could see the Hudson River and Long Island Sound. National Park Service Photographer Kevin Daley

A young restorer, sensing that a dining room door was too thick to have been made in 1802, looked carefully, pried the door apart, and discovered that two of the original mirrored doors had been glued together. Now they are back where they belong. The mirrored doors originally reflected the view out the bow window at the other end of the room, through which Hamilton could see the Hudson River and Long Island Sound. National Park Service Photographer Kevin Daley

Food from the kitchen was brought to the Dining Room along this all-weather passage the runs below Monticello and under its L-shaped wings.

Food from the kitchen was brought to the Dining Room along this all-weather passage the runs below Monticello and under its L-shaped wings.

Mount Vernon: George Washington’s plantation on the banks of the beautiful Potomac River offers visitors a chance to understand America’s first hero and the fascinating world in which he lived.

Mount Vernon: George Washington’s plantation on the banks of the beautiful Potomac River offers visitors a chance to understand America’s first hero and the fascinating world in which he lived.