Schedule of Events
Lives, Loves, Loss Specialty Tour
10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Free Ticket Required
This 10-stop tour allows you to move through the spaces that Botswain, Myrtilda, Hercules, and Alice shared hundreds of years ago, while learning about their lives.
Lives, Loves, and Loss Self-Guided Map
All Day, pick up at Orientation Center or Tomb Road.
This map highlights locations at Mount Vernon where Alice, Hercules, Myrtilda, and Botswain lived, loved, and suffered loss. Also marked on the map are locations to learn about others enslaved at Mount Vernon.
Remembering our Loss Family Activity
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Create a remembrance of lives lost, leave a memory in a guest book, take a remembrance home or leave it to mark a life lost at Mount Vernon.
Burial Ground at Mount Vernon Ceremony
11:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.
Join in a ceremonial remembrance of the enslaved individuals at Mount Vernon who lived and died across the Five farms area, some of whom are buried here.