My Hometown – Hillwood Gardens and Mansion

This weeks edition of My Hometown is Hillwood Estate, Gardens and Museum. Oh my goodness this is one of Washington, DC hidden treasures. It’s a jewel and if you’re ever in the city or you live in the DC Metro area, you must go!

Today was my first visit and I ❤ it.

So, just a little background. It was owned by Marjorie Merriweather Post, heiress to the Post cereal fortune.

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Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens, l (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Marjorie Merriweather Post’s ashes are at the base of this monument.


Part of the Japanese Garden

Part of the Japanese Garden


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4 thoughts on “My Hometown – Hillwood Gardens and Mansion

  1. Beautiful, my partner is actually from Virginia and DC is still on our to do list for when I’m over there. I actually really want to see all the Smithsonian museums but this may also go on the itinerary!


    • Awesome! 🙂 If you manage to get here before I move to Colorado, which you’ll know by the deluge of fireworks going off, you’ll have to look me up and I definitely recommend Hillwood in the Spring/Summer. I’m heading back next month because the rose garden will be in bloom.


  2. Beautiful. I toggled through to the website and looked around. Truly a gem. Thanks for showcasing this great museum 20/20.


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