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Today at Mount Vernon

Sunday February 11, 2018

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A-Dressing the Nation

Join Tobias Lear, George Washington's personal secretary, and learn about 18th-century fashion and manners.

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Story Time in Hands-on-History

Young listeners are invited to hear vibrant tales of George Washington while learning more about our nation's first president. 

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The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Listen to the stories of the enslaved people who built and operated Mount Vernon, and learn about their daily lives on the estate. In honor of Black History Month, this tour will be free throughout February.

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Tribute at the Tomb

Pay your respect to George Washington by participating in a brief wreath-laying ceremony at the Washingtons' Tomb.

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Hands-on-History

Hands-on-History

Young children learn American history through games, puzzles, and other fun hands-on activities. 

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Greet Lady Washington!

Interpretive Center

Experience the warm Washington hospitality and exchange greetings with our nation’s first First Lady. Photographs welcome.

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Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Commemorate the community of the enslaved people who lived and worked at Mount Vernon during a special wreath-laying presentation.

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Discovery Station

Education Center

Participate in hands-on activities, watch demonstrations, and see 18th-century objects. 

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Meet People from Washington's World

Interpretive Center

Talk with the people who knew George Washington best and see him through the eyes of his family, friends, and servants. You might even gain a new perspective on the General!

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Specialty Tour tickets are available in the Ford Orientation Center. Programming subject to change. Printed copies of daily programs are available upon arrival in the Ford Orientation Center.

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