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News & Press

The information in this virtual press kit provides media professionals with the most frequently requested information about George Washington and his Mount Vernon estate. For more information about events and on-going projects at Mount Vernon, visit the Calendar of Events.

Media Visits to Mount Vernon

If you are working on a story that involves George Washington and Mount Vernon and would like to visit the Estate, please contact Melissa Wood, media relations manager, at or 703-799-5203 in advance to make arrangements for your visit.

Current News

Colonial Market & Fair Delights with 18th Century Entertainment and Marketplace
Release Date: Thu, 07/24/2014

Mount Vernon Offers Shuttle to George Washington's Distillery
Release Date: Tue, 06/24/2014

George Washington's Mount Vernon Named Top Workplace
Release Date: Sun, 06/22/2014

George Washington's Library Receives LEED Gold Certification
Release Date: Tue, 06/17/2014

Daytime Fireworks at George Washington's Mount Vernon on July 4th
Release Date: Wed, 06/02/2014

Live Music at the Mount Vernon Inn!
Release Date: Thu, 05/29/2014

The Men Who Lost America Wins $50,000 George Washington Book Prize
Release Date: Mon, 05/20/2014

Mount Vernon Awards Teacher Fellowships to Outstanding Educators
Release Date: Mon, 05/19/2014

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