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Thank You Arkansas for Supporting Washington’s Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon is the beloved home of our first President, George Washington. It is preserved by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. This work is supported by donors across the United States and the globe.

We are so grateful for all that you have done and continue to do in support of our mission to preserve this American treasure for the education of current and future generations. The people of Arkansas have been instrumental in providing funding to ensure that we can share the powerful legacy of George Washington with the world.

Education, both in-person and online, is at the forefront of Mount Vernon’s mission. We strive to inform and inspire future generations with George Washington’s examples of character and leadership. Our educational responsibility is significant, and we want to ensure that everything we teach will continue to be relevant, impactful, and inspirational.

During our extended closure, we provided 96 live streams that reached over 646,000 people. Please enjoy this selection of some of our favorite livestreams.

Thank you,

Cathy Hamilton Mayton
MVLA Vice Regent, Arkansas

Live with Jefferson & Washington

Thomas Jefferson and George Washington are pivotal figures in our nation’s history. They were also friends and colleagues who knew each other well. Yet, that doesn’t mean they always saw eye to eye. Indeed, they were deeply divided when Washington died in 1799.

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and George Washington’s Mount Vernon are proud to partner on a live Q&A featuring Thomas Jefferson, interpreted by Bill Barker, and George Washington, interpreted by Dean Malissa.

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Upper Garden Tour with Dean Norton

Join Mount Vernon Director of Horticulture Dean Norton for a walk in the Upper Garden. Soak in the sights and sounds of Mount Vernon.

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The History of MVLA

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 (MVLA).

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Live with Don Francisco

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.

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Live with Ron Chernow

Prize-winning journalist, historian, and biographer Ron Chernow is the author of "Alexander Hamilton" -- the inspiration behind the hit musical. He is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and American History Book Prize for "Washington: A Life."

Chernow shares stories of his role in creating the "Hamilton" cultural phenomenon and his other significant projects.

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