“Let us therefore animate and encourage each other, and show the whole world that a Freeman, contending for liberty on his own ground, is superior to any slavish mercenary on earth.”
-George Washington, General Orders, July 2, 1776
In honor of our nation's veterans, Mount Vernon admits FREE all active duty, former, or retired military personnel on November 11. Throughout the day, veterans are invited to place a flower at Washington’s Tomb and all guests are invited to participate in our special Veterans Day programming.
Mount Vernon Salutes Veterans is included in regular estate admission: adults, $17; children ages 6-11, $8; and children 5 and under are admitted free.