Every Monday through Friday at 12:00 pm ET, tune in on our Facebook and YouTube accounts to see a live broadcast following these daily themes:

  • Mansion Mondays – Exploring different areas of the Mansion.
  • Teaching Tuesdays – For K-12 students, teachers, and parents.
  • Washington Wednesdays – Dive into a different piece of Washington history.
  • Tranquil Thursdays – Enjoy the sights & sounds of Mount Vernon.
  • Casual Fridays – We’ll do something new & different each week!

Wednesday, April 22 at noon ET: Washington Wednesday

Take a deep dive into a different piece of Washington history each Wednesday. This week, Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn will discuss and answer questions about George Washinton’s second presidential term! Leave your questions down below!

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Wednesday, April 22nd at 5:30pm: Workshop Wednesday

Join Greenhouse Manager Melanie Welles Creamer for a special workshop on how to grow vegetables and enhance the beauty of your deck or patio with plants! Learn more here.

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Thursday, April 23 at 8:30am ET: Dr. Bradburn Addresses the National War College

Mount Vernon President & CEO Dr. Douglas Bradburn will address the students of the National War College LIVE on Thursday, April 23 at 8:30 am ET.

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Thursday, April 23 at noon ET: Tranquil Thursday

Tune in for a moment of zen at Mount Vernon every Thursday. This week, join our historic trades interpreters in the Spinning House at Mount Vernon!

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Friday, April 24 at noon ET: Casual Friday

We’ll keep things casual and do something new & different each week! This week, join us for a chat with Tobias Lear, George Washington's personal secretary.

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Friday, April 24 at 4pm ET: Story Time LIVE

Join us for a special family-friendly story time livestream with author Brad Metzer as he reads his book, “I am George Washington!’ Learn more about the book (recommended for children 5-8), and purchase it at the Shops at Mount Vernon here.

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Monday, April 27 at noon ET: Mansion Monday

Explore a different part of the Mansion LIVE every Monday at noon. This Monday, we’ll explore the 2nd floor bedchambers with Mount Vernon curator Adam Erby!

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Tuesday, April 28 at noon ET: Teaching Tuesday

Every week, our education team will highlight a different teaching technique/activity that incorporates one of our online learning resources for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. This week, we’ll be learning how to do a primary source analysis using a map of George Washington’s five farms!

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Tuesday, April 21 at 7pm ET: Book Talk Tuesday

Join author Serena Zabin LIVE as she discusses her book, 'The Boston Massacre: A Family History ,' with the Washington Library's Digital Historian, Jim Ambuske!

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Tuesday, April 21 at noon ET: Teaching Tuesday

Every week, our education team will highlight a different teaching technique/activity that incorporates one of our online learning resources for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. This week, we’ll be teaching with our film, ‘Winter Patriots,’ which explores the brilliant military campaign at the end of 1776, where Washington and his forces cross the icy Delaware River.

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Monday, April 20 at noon ET: Mansion Monday

Explore a different part of the Mansion live on Facebook and YouTube every Monday at noon. This Monday, we’ll explore the Front Parlor with Mount Vernon Curator Adam Erby.

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Friday, April 17 at noon ET: Casual Friday

We’ll keep things casual and do something new & different each week. This week, we'll speak with Brenda Parker, one of Mount Vernon's talented character interpreters who portrays the Washington's enslaved housemaid, Caroline Branham. 

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Thursday, April 16 at 7 pm ET: Ford Evening Book Talk

Join author Matthew Costello as he discusses his book, 'The Property of the Nation: George Washington's Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President.' Learn more here.

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Thursday, April 16 at noon ET: Tranquil Thursday

Tune in for a moment of zen at Mount Vernon every Thursday. This week, Mount Vernon’s Amy Turcotte will play our reproduction harpsichord in the New Room of the Mansion!

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Wednesday, April 15 at noon ET: Washington Wednesday

Take a deep dive into a different piece of Washington history each Wednesday. This week, Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn will discuss and answer questions about George Washinton’s first presidential term!

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Tuesday, April 14 at noon ET: Teaching Tuesday

Every week, our education team will highlight a different teaching technique/activity that incorporates one of our online learning resources for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. This week, join us for what we hope will be the largest game of our interactive experience, ‘Be Washington!’ Put yourself in Washington’s boots for the Whiskey Rebellion scenario, and find out if you would make the same decision Washington made.

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Monday, April 13 at noon ET: Mansion Monday

Explore a different part of the Mansion live on Facebook and YouTube every Monday. This week, we’ll explore the Washington Bedchamber with Mount Vernon Curator Adam Erby.

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Friday, April 10 at noon ET: Casual Friday

We’ll keep things casual and do something new & different each week! This week, join us for a chat with Mount Vernon's resident fifer, Don Francisco! 

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Thursday, April 9 at noon ET: Tranquil Thursday

Tune in for a moment of zen at Mount Vernon every Thursday. This week, we'll let you decide where our Tranquil Thursday will be! We'll post a poll on our YouTube page, and you can vote on what peaceful sights & sounds you'd like to see.

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Wednesday, April 8 at noon ET: Washington Wednesday

Take a deep dive into a different piece of Washington history each Wednesday. We recently covered Washington's youth and the war years, and this week Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn will discuss & answer questions about Washington's role in the formation of the United States!

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Tuesday, April 7 at 7pm ET: Live with Edward J. Larson

Join author Edward J. Larson for a discussion on his book, ‘Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership’ in our second lecture in the Washington Library’s 2020 Michelle Smith Lecture Series. Learn more here.

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Tuesday, April 7 at noon ET: Teaching Tuesday

Every week, our education team will highlight a different teaching technique/activity that incorporates one of our online learning resources for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. This week, our Education team will walk you through an exploration of how to read and evaluate primary source documents using Martha Washington’s recipe for Great Cake. We’ll also highlight other documents in Mount Vernon’s collection that K-12 students can explore to further hone their skills.

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Monday, April 6 at noon ET: Mansion Monday

Explore a different part of the Mansion live on Facebook and YouTube every Monday. This week, we’ll explore the Central Passage with Mount Vernon Curator Adam Erby!

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Friday, April 3 at noon ET: Casual Friday

We’ll keep things casual and do something new & different each Friday! This week, join us for a chat with Dr. Craik, George Washington's friend and personal physician, as he answers questions about 18th-century medicine.

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Thursday, April 2 at noon ET: Tranquil Thursday

Tune in for a 30-minute moment of zen at Mount Vernon every Thursday. This week, we'll let you decide where our Tranquil Thursday will be! We'll post a poll on our Facebook page, and you can vote on what peaceful sights & sounds you'd like to see.

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Wednesday, April 1 at noon ET: Washington Wednesday

Take a deep dive into a different piece of Washington history each Wednesday. Last week, we covered Washington's youth, and this week Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn will answer questions about Washington's war years, from the French and Indian War through the Revolutionary War. 

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Tuesday, March 31 at 7:00 pm ET: Live with Alexis Coe

Join us for a special evening livestream with Alexis Coe, New York Times Bestselling Author of "You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington," as she discusses the many diseases George Washington endured during his lifetime--including the last one, and the brutal final days he fought through--with the Washington Library’s Digital Historian, Jim Ambuske.

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Tuesday, March 31 at noon ET: Teaching Tuesday

Every week, our education team will highlight a different teaching technique/activity that incorporates one of our online learning resources for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. This week, we’ll do an object analysis of the painting titled, ‘West Front of Mount Vernon’ by Edward Savage.

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Monday, March 30 at noon ET: Mansion Monday

Explore a different part of the Mansion live on Facebook and YouTube every Monday. This week, we’ll explore George Washington’s Study with Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn.

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Friday, March 27 at noon: Casual Friday

We’ll keep things casual and do something new & different each week! This week, join us for a chat with young Martha Washington. 

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Thursday, March 26: Tranquil Thursdays

Tune in for a moment of zen at Mount Vernon every Thursday. This week, we will go live on the Piazza for 30 minutes. Take in the sights and sounds of Mount Vernon as you gaze out over the Potomac River.

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Wednesday, March 25: Washington Wednesdays

Take a deep dive into a different piece of Washington history every Wednesday. This week, we’ll start at the very beginning with a look at Washington’s youth with Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn.

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Tuesday, March 24: Teaching Tuesdays

Tune in for short lessons intended for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. This Tuesday, we talk to Mount Vernon Education Specialist Sadie Troy on what online resources are available for students, teachers, and parents.

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Monday, March 23: Mansion Mondays

Explore a different part of the Mansion live on Facebook and YouTube every Monday at noon with Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn. This Monday, we’ll explore the New Room and Front Parlor.

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Friday, March 20: Lambs Live

Meet Mount Vernon’s newest bundles of joy today during a special livestream on Facebook and YouTube.

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Thursday, March 19

President & CEO of Mount Vernon Doug Bradburn was live from George Washington’s Mount Vernon on Facebook and YouTube and gave an update on what is happening on the estate while it is closed to the public.

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