big, even though we try to book it far in advance.”
After the photo op, the group visited the Holocaust
Museum. “There are no rules or signs there,” said Kenlee,
“but you walk in, and it’s completely silent. There’s an
unspoken respect. It was so impactful to see the baby
clothes and pictures children drew from the camps.”
After the museum, delegates toured Mount Vernon,
George Washington’s 18th century plantation house along
with the outbuildings, gardens, tombs, and slave memorial.
“They had actors portraying farmers and cooks. The place
That night delegates had dinner at Union Station.
Opening in 1907, the major train station and shopping
center is a favorite tourist destination. “Every minute of
each day was planned,” said Kenlee, “but once we got
110 Toombs County Magazine