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    MOUNT VERNON CONSERVATION

    After almost a yearís worth of conservation work, the smaller of two dining rooms at Mount Vernon is again fully furnished and open to the public. In the course of this work, the 1743 Fairfax County, Virginia mansion, home to George Washington, revealed secrets of its original construction and of its many subsequent makeovers.

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    LEBANESE DOMESTIC VERNACULAR

    The vernacular dwelling is the unconscious expression of a people's culture. More than the architecture of secular or religious institutions, houses mirror the needs, desires, and living habits of a time because they are the direct result of the interaction between people and their environment.

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