Meet one of the “agents” of the Culper spy ring and learn secret skills that helped win the Revolutionary War. Recommended for ages 8 and up. 30 minutes. (In the Greenhouse, Map #4)
Tribute at the Tomb 10 a.m., 3 p.m.
Honor George Washington by participating in a brief wreath-laying ceremony. (At Washington's Tomb)
Specialty Tour - All the President's Pups 10 a.m.
Dogs welcome! Bring along your best friend for a behind the scenes hike to the historic West Gate, and learn of the many dogs that once called Mount Vernon home.
Note: extended walking on uneven terrain; 90 minutes. (Meet at the Bowling Green Gate, Map #26)
Our youngest visitors (ages 3 to 8) can enter a world of fables as they hear vibrant tales and lessons about the Father of our Country. Approximately 20-30 minutes. (Hands-on-History Center, Education Center)
Specialty Tour -- Slave Life 2 p.m.
Explore the lives and contributions of the enslaved community who built and operated Washington’s estate. 45-60 minutes. (Meet at Mansion Circle, Map #13)
Learn about the unique history associated with saving and restoring Washington’s beloved home, highlighting ongoing efforts toward its preservation. Tour includes a behind-the-scenes visit to the Mansion basement. 60 minutes. (Meet at Mansion Circle, Map #13)