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Mount Vernon's vast digital offerings can be used for virtual, in-person, and hybrid classrooms, as well as for homeschool co-ops and learning pods.
The links below will take you and your students directly to primary and secondary sources, as well as videos, games, quizzes, and activities that can be completed independently or as a group.
Step into Washington’s boots to make a tough decision, take a tour of Mount Vernon, and listen to our experts with these resources that can easily be used in online classroom environments.
Be Washington in the Classroom
Mount Vernon Virtual Tour
Digital Video Series
Lives Bound Together Exhibit Virtual Tour
George Washington Interactive Timeline
Ask Mount Vernon Video Series
Podcast: Conversations at the Washington Library
Washington's World Interactive Map
Explore Mount Vernon’s wealth of primary source documents, objects, and images to discover new information about George Washington, Mount Vernon, and people of the 18th century.
Mount Vernon Museum Collections
Washington Library Special Collections
Mount Vernon Archaeological Collections
The Papers of George Washington: Founders Online
Database of Enslaved People
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Rules of Civility During COVID-19
The George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress
The Financial Papers of George Washington
Mount Vernon Midden Project
Colonial Virginia Portraits
George Washington's Personal Library
Leventhal Map and Education Center: Revolutionary War Maps
Dive into Mount Vernon’s rich collection of secondary sources to learn more about the 18th century.
Digital Encyclopedia of George Washington
Lesson Plans for Teachers
Slavery at Mount Vernon
Building the Constitution
Native Americans and Washington
Historical Performance and Interpretation
Slavery and the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Everywhere! Crowd Source Project
Modern and Contemporary Maps
Leventhal Map and Education Center Teacher Resources
Looking for online activities for your students? Our online inquiry-based lessons, digital coloring pages, quizzes, and digitized primary sources are all appropriate for students to do on their own.
National History Day Resources
Interactive Coloring Pages
Games and Quizzes
Wheat Farming at Mount Vernon (Lower Elementary)
Washington's Travels (Upper Elementary)
Ice Cream at Mount Vernon (Upper Elementary)
Historic and Modern Recipes
Digitized Primary Sources
Discover numerous opportunities to learn directly from Mount Vernon experts. Our distance learning programs and digital professional development events bring our content and resources directly to your hometown.
Distance Learning Programs
Under the Wine and Fig Tree - Happy Hours
Teaching Slavery in Washington's World Symposium
Teaching with Mount Vernon
George Washington Teacher Institute Teacher Resources