Admission is free on Feb. 22 for George Washington’s birthday. Admission tickets will be distributed on-site upon arrival.

Religious Freedom is a fundamental law of the United States - it is also sometimes difficult to teach in classrooms. Use these resources to accompany George Washington and the Pursuit of Religious Freedom!

Inquiry Questions to Consider

Inquiry Questions to Consider

Use these inquiry questions to spark analysis while viewing the film.

  • Why might religious communities be in conflict with one another?
  • What is religious freedom? How is this different than religious tolerance?
  • What is the relationship between religion and morality?
  • How does religious freedom align with the Enlightenment?
  • Why is religious freedom important today?


Download the transcript of George Washington and the Pursuit of Religious Freedom to help view and plan with the film.

Download the Transcript

Religious Freedom Home

Click the link to go back to Religious Freedom Classroom Resources.

Link to Homepage

Watch Religious Freedom

Learn how George Washington successfully established religious freedom in America with this 15 minute film!

Buy Tickets Activities Calendar Shop Restaurant Give Membership
Estate Hours

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

iconDirections & Parking
buy tickets online & save