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Saturday August 28, 2021

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

Wheat-Treading Demonstration

The Farm

Witness Washington’s innovative treading process, learning first-hand how Washington separated the grain from the straw. Costumed staff will lead Mount Vernon’s horses as they tread wheat in the 16-sided barn. Afterward, watch and learn how seeds were separated from the chaff using riddling and winnowing baskets. 

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Steps, Hills, Distances Weather Dependent Family Friendly

Wheat-Treading Demonstration

The Farm

Witness Washington’s innovative treading process, learning first-hand how Washington separated the grain from the straw. Costumed staff will lead Mount Vernon’s horses as they tread wheat in the 16-sided barn. Afterward, watch and learn how seeds were separated from the chaff using riddling and winnowing baskets. 

Learn More
Steps, Hills, Distances Weather Dependent Family Friendly

Wheat-Treading Demonstration

The Farm

Witness Washington’s innovative treading process, learning first-hand how Washington separated the grain from the straw. Costumed staff will lead Mount Vernon’s horses as they tread wheat in the 16-sided barn. Afterward, watch and learn how seeds were separated from the chaff using riddling and winnowing baskets. 

Learn More

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