Today in American History…

Today in American History…Martha Washington passed away at Mount Vernon on May 22, 1802. Mrs Washington once said, โ€œI am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.โ€

(Obituary courtesy of The Mount Vernon Ladies Association. Photo of Mrs Washington info: Credit: Mark Gulezian/NPG

Copyright: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA)

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