Due to winter weather Mount Vernon is closing at 1pm today.

Mount Vernon welcomes those who wish to pay their respect to the Father of our Country to honor George Washington by participating in a brief wreath-laying ceremony at the Washingtons' Tomb. A Mount Vernon History Interpreter will lead those assembled in the Pledge of Allegiance, General Washington’s prayer for his country, and the placement of a wreath - with the help of volunteers.

Duration

Location

The Tombs

Wreath-laying ceremonies are held 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., April – October, and 12 p.m., November - March. Consult Today at Mount Vernon for programming details. 

This program is free with general admission; no additional ticket is required.

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