Each room in the Virtual Tour can help students understand place, develop historical thinking skills, and learn more about the Washingtons and Mount Vernon estate. Use these resources when teaching with the Virtual Tour!

Inquiry Questions to Consider

Inquiry Questions to Consider

Use these inquiry questions to spark analysis while teaching with the Virtual Tour

  • What do primary sources like place, objects, and documents tell us about history?
  • How does Mount Vernon help us draw conclusions about George Washington?
  • Whose stories are visible in the Mount Vernon estate, and whose stories might be hidden?
    • How might we uncover hidden stories?
  • Why is it important to conserve and restore historic sites like Mount Vernon?

Virtual Tour How-To

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