Today at Mount Vernon

Sunday January 16, 2022

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History Interpretation

History Interpreters will be stationed in the Historic area throughout the day to answer your questions and share the history of Mount Vernon.

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In-Depth Tour

During this 45-minute guided tour, explore the Mansion, including areas not generally accessible, and discover more than 250 years of history at Mount Vernon.

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Discovery Station: Where Do Clothes Come From?

Spinning House

Stop by the Discovery Station to learn more about how cloth was made at Mount Vernon, and pick up instructions to make your own loom at home. 

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Character Conversations


Enjoy an informal sit down with the people who knew George Washington best.

See the General through the eyes of his family, friends, hired staff, and enslaved workers.

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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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Discovery Station: George Washington, Establishing the Presidency

Visit the Discovery Station to learn more about some of the important precedents that George Washington set as our nation's first president. 

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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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Specialty Tour tickets are available in the Ford Orientation Center. Programming subject to change.

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