Director of Media Relations
MOUNT VERNON, VA – In observance of Black History Month, George Washington’s 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 at 11:30 a.m. The tour will conclude with a wreath laying at the Slave Memorial site. Black History Month activities are included in admission: adults, $18; senior citizens, $17; children age 6-11, when accompanied by an adult, $9; and children under age 5, FREE.