Today at Mount Vernon

Friday July 13, 2018

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Punt Construction

Visit the Pioneer Farm and watch skilled craftsmen reconstruct punts using 18th-century tools and techniques.

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Camp Washington: Summer Day Camp at Mount Vernon

Rising 4th-6th graders are invited to get a taste of colonial life through our special day camps.

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Hemp at Mount Vernon

Visit the Pioneer Farm and see industrial hemp growing in the sundries field. Chat with the historic trades team to learn how hemp was used in Washington’s time.

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Washington, Experimental Farmer

Pioneer Farm

Observe an experiment in which wheat, oats, and barley grow in five different soils to discover which soil is best for each grain.

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Be Washington: It's Your Turn to Lead

Be Washington Theater

Put yourself in George Washington's boots with Mount Vernon's newest interactive experience!

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National Treasure Tour

Mansion Circle

Go behind-the-scenes of the blockbuster movie "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" at Mount Vernon, hear stories about the filming, and learn how the locations were used during Washington's time.

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Tribute at the Tomb

Washington Tomb

Pay your respect to George Washington by participating in a brief wreath-laying ceremony at the Washingtons' Tomb.

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The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Mansion Circle

Listen to the stories of the enslaved people who built and operated Mount Vernon, and learn about their daily lives on the estate.

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Fiber Demonstrations

Pioneer Farm

See spinning, weaving, and fiber processing demonstrations while discussing Washington's textile industry at Mount Vernon.

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Music of the Revolution

Bowling Green

Join our resident fifer for a musical demonstration and discussion of fife & drum music, and its importance during the American Revolution!

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Gardens & Groves Tour

Visit the George Washington he created and learn how he merged areas for work and leisure to create a master plan for his beloved home.

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Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Slave Memorial

Commemorate the community of the enslaved people who lived and worked at Mount Vernon during a special wreath-laying presentation.

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Story Time in Hands-on-History

Young listeners are invited to hear vibrant tales of George and Martha Washington while learning more about our nation's first president. 

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Hands-on-History Discovery Program

Hands-on-History

Children ages 3-10 learn American history through games, puzzles, and other fun hands-on activities. 

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Meet People from Washington's World

Greenhouse

Talk with the people who knew George Washington best and see him through the eyes of his family, friends, and servants. You might even gain a new perspective on the General!

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Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Hands-on-History

Mount Vernon's youngest visitors are invited to participate in hands-on-activities and play games while learning about the Father of our Country! For ages 5-10. 

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Specialty Tour tickets are available in the Ford Orientation Center. Programming subject to change. Printed copies of daily programs are available upon arrival in the Ford Orientation Center.

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