Mount Vernon is privately owned and will remain open in the case of a government shutdown.

Our Teacher Resources are designed to help support educators as they inspire future generations.

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans

Mount Vernon’s Resources for Teachers includes lesson plans developed by master teachers, including graduates of the George Washington Teacher Institute, as well as by Mount Vernon educators and historians.

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Distance Learning Programs

Distance Learning Programs

Bring Mount Vernon experts and resources directly to your students! Enhance your classroom teaching with engaging distance learning programs designed to deepen students' understanding of George Washington, Mount Vernon, and life in the 18th century, while enhancing their critical thinking skills. 

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Plan a Student Trip

Plan a Student Trip

What better way is there for students (grades K - 12) to learn about George Washington than to walk in his footsteps at his iconic home? Make your school's field trip one for the history books!

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