Never Miss a Mount Vernon Facebook Post
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
In case you missed it, Facebook is changing your News Feed. Here’s how you can ensure you’ll never miss an update from Mount Vernon and your other favorite Facebook pages.
Earlier this month, Facebook announced it would “prioritize posts from friends and family over public content,” and “show less public content, including videos and other posts from…
18th-Century Chicken Pudding
Monday, January 22, 2018
Warm up your evening (or afternoon) with this easy to make chicken pudding! Using only a few ingredients, you'll have a delicious and filling winter meal in no time!
Roast one whole chicken at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until done.Cut chicken into chunks.Melt 1/2 cup butter in sauce pan.Whisk in 1/2 cup of flour to thicken.Mix in chicken stock…
A Teacher's Perspective: Washington the Entrepreneur
Monday, January 15, 2018
by Jennifer Egas
I can honestly say that no residential program has impacted me like the George Washington Teacher Institute did in the summer of 2016. (I have attended a LOT of week-long professional learning, content-laden programs, so this is not an exaggeration!) I attended the session that focused on George Washington as an entrepreneur because…
5 Things to Do at Mount Vernon This Winter
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
With fewer crowds than the summer months, winter days at Mount Vernon are serene and give guests the opportunity to explore the estate at a relaxed pace.
Be Washington in The Battle of Second Trenton
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
By - Joseph Stoltz, Digital Historian
The Be Washington interactive experience teaches players how George Washington made important decisions. As we designed the scenarios, we struggled representing the wide variety of advice he received. Players don’t just hear from people Washington knew; some of his “advisers” are people who wrote books he read…