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Monday, August 3 at 4:00 pm ET

On select Mondays, we host special livestreams just for our Mount Vernon members! On Monday, August 3, join Join Mount Vernon's Director of Horticulture Dean Norton as he takes you on a tour of the trees of Mount Vernon.

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Tuesday, August 4 at noon ET

Join Mount Vernon's archivist Rebecca Baird in the special collections vault at the Washington Library for the story behind the documents of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. 

Past Livestreams

Thursday, July 30 at 10:00 am ET

Join us for a livestream with Mount Vernon's resident fifer, Don Francisco, for an abridged version of his Music of the Revolution program with a focus on three African-American Revolutionary War fifers.

Tuesday, July 28 at 2pm: Book Talk Tuesday

Join Mount Vernon and Monticello for a digital book talk with Dr. Laura Sandy of the University of Liverpool on her new book The Overseers of Early American Slavery. This event is co-sponsored by the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon and the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello.

Tuesday, July 21 at 7 pm: Book Talk Tuesday

Dr. Jessica Lowe of the University of Virginia School of Law will discuss her book Murder in the Shenandoah: Making Law Sovereign in Revolutionary Virginia.

Monday, July 20 at 7:00 pm ET: Members-Only Livestream

Every Monday, we'll be hosting a special livestream just for our Mount Vernon members! On Monday, July 20, join Joanne Freeman, Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University and co-host of the popular podcast Back Story. A leading expert on Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda used her first two books - Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic and Alexander Hamilton: Writings — while writing his Broadway show Hamilton.

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Monday, July 20 at noon ET: Teaching with Maps

Join us for a special Mapping Monday livestream with our the Teaching Tuesday crew! Sadie Troy and special guest Jim Ambuske will explore the world of maps and the powerful impact they can have within the classroom using the Washington Library’s Richard H Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection.

Thursday, July 16 at 12 pm: Frank Lee

Join us for a livestream with Frank Lee, one of the enslaved men who worked as a butler for the Washingtons.

Tuesday, July 14 at 2 pm: Georgian Papers Programme

Arthur Burns and Zara Anishanslin will talk about their experiences with the Georgian Papers Programme.

Monday, July 13 at 7:00 pm ET: Members-Only Livestream

Every Monday, we'll be hosting a special livestream just for our Mount Vernon members! On Monday, July 13, join Ron Chernow, prize winning journalist, historian, biographer, and author of "Alexander Hamilton" -- the inspiration behind the hit musical. He is also the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and American History Book Prize for "Washington: A Life." Chernow will share stories of his role in creating the "Hamilton" cultural phenomenon as well as other significant projects he's had a hand in.

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Friday, July 10 at noon ET: The Syphax Family

On Friday, July 10 at noon ET, join Genealogist and Family Historian Steve Hammond for a live discussion with Brenda Parker, Mount Vernon Character Interpreter & African American Interpretation & Special Projects Coordinator, on the Syphax family lineage and their connections to historic sites in the area, including Mount Vernon.

Wednesday, July 8 at 7:00 pm ET

Join Mount Vernon for a digital Ford Evening Book Talk with Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg in conversation with noted philanthropist David M. Rubenstein. They will discuss Ginsburg's new book, Voices of Our Republic.

Monday, July 6 at 7:00 pm ET: Members-Only Livestream

Every Monday, we'll be hosting a special livestream just for our Mount Vernon members! On Monday, July 6, we welcome star of stage and screen Christopher Jackson, who will talk about what it was like originating the role of George Washington as part of one of the biggest pop culture phenomenons in history -- the Broadway cast of Hamilton.

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Saturday, July 4 at 9:30 am ET

If you can't join us in person at Mount Vernon, join us virtually on Independence Day at 9:30 am ET to watch General Washington inspect the troops and read the Declaration of Independence!

Wednesday, July 1 at 7:00 pm ET

On Wednesday, July 1, join us for a BONUS members-only livestream with Carlyle Group co-founder and co-executive chairman, patriotic philanthropist, and friend of Mount Vernon David Rubenstein, for a unique interview with General George Washington.

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