Mount Vernon welcomes homeschooling families to discover the 18th century by exploring the Farm at Mount Vernon!

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Add to Calendar 10/17/2022 09:00:00 10/17/2022 16:00:00 America/New_York Homeschool Day

Mount Vernon welcomes homeschooling families to discover the 18th century by exploring the Farm at Mount Vernon!

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Special Rate for Homeschool Families:
Children 5 and under: Free
Ages 6-18: $12
Adults: $14

Homeschool Day Activities

On the Farm from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

  • Watch costumed historic trades interpreters perform 18th-century farming.
  • Learn about George Washington's innovative farming practices.
  • Visit a reconstructed cabin for an enslaved family.

Activity Stations in the Historic Area from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

  • Visit our education staff to discuss composting, veterinary medicine, and the roles of animals on an 18th-century farm.
  • Pick up materials for projects you can do at home! 

Programs on the Bowling Green: 

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

Learning Materials

Prepare for your visit by reviewing a printable version of the Homeschool Day. These tools will be available prior to the program. 

Learn more about themes relating to George Washington as a farmer, landscape designer, and the enslaved people who labored on his farms and gardens: 

Extend the learning at home by visiting the Online Activities for Kids webpage. 

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9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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