Devotion to Duty

Colonial Williamsburg
326 W Francis St
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States 326 W Francis St Williamsburg 23185

It is April 14, 1789. The war is over and the Washingtons have settled back into civilian life. When Charles Thomson arrives at Mount Vernon with news of the Congress’ vote to elect a president, decisions must be made. Gather with Mrs. Washington as she prepares for her day and grapples with the idea of re-entering the public life after devoting herself to the private sphere.