Learn about some of the incredible women who lived and worked here in George Washington's time as well as the women who came later to Mount Vernon and were instrumental in saving and preserving Washington's beloved home.

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Add to Calendar 03/01/2019 12:00:00 12/31/1969 America/Rio_Branco Herstory: Women of Mount Vernon Tour

Learn about some of the incredible women who lived and worked here in George Washington's time as well as the women who came later to Mount Vernon and were instrumental in saving and preserving Washington's beloved home.

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$10 per person in addition to general admission

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This 60-minute tour covers more than 250 years of history at Mount Vernon. Learn about Martha Washington before and after her marriage to General Washington before greeting Mrs. Washington in the Interpretive Center. Tour the grounds and learn about the enslaved women who lived and worked at the estate, including Alce, Vina, Doll, and Lucy who worked in the kitchen and outbuildings. The tour concludes with a discussion about the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association that has preserved the estate and grounds for more than 150 years.

Please allow 10-15 minutes to walk from the Orientation Center to the Mansion Circle to meet your guide.

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