Today at Mount Vernon

Sunday February 10, 2019

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Extra Fee Applies Free (Ticket Required) Steps, Hills, Distances Weather Dependent Family-friendly

Be Washington: It's Your Turn to Lead

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

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Revolutionary War Medicine

Listen to Dr. Craik, Physician General of the United States and George Washington's friend, discuss the medical practice of the Revolutionary War and the tools used by doctors in the 18th century.

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The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Listen to the stories of the enslaved people who built and operated Mount Vernon, and learn about their daily lives on the estate during this 60-minute tour.

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Hands-on-History Discovery Program

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

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Tribute at the Tomb

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

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Greet Lady Washington!

Interpretive Center

Experience the warm Washington hospitality and exchange greetings with our nation’s first First Lady. Photographs welcome.

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Tribute at the 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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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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Discovery Station

Education Center

Participate in hands-on activities, watch demonstrations, and see 18th-century objects. All ages welcome.

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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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