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Available: February 1st - February 28th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mount Vernon Celebrates Black History Month

In observance of Black History Month, February 1 through 28, Mount Vernon highlights the lives and contributions of the slaves who built and operated the plantation home of George and Martha Washington. Throughout the month, a daily Slave Life at Mount Vernon tour explores the lives and contributions of the slaves who lived at Mount Vernon. A wreathlaying and presentation occurs daily at the slave memorial site throughout the month of February. Black History Month activities are included in admission.