This 60-minute guided walking tour highlights the lives and contributions of the enslaved community who built and operated Mount Vernon.

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$4 per person in addition to general admission

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In 1799, more than 300 slaves lived and worked on the five farms that made up Washington’s 8,000-acre plantation. Discover the enslaved population of Mount Vernon and learn more about their daily lives. Visit the refurbished slave quarters and view reproduction clothing, tools, furniture, cookware, ceramics, toys, and personal accessories that represent their experiences.

Please budget 10-15 minutes to walk from the Ford Orientation Center to the Mansion Circle to meet your guide.

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Open today from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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