This once-a-year tour examines George Washington's final 36 hours and the events that followed his death. This tour is 90-100 minutes. 

Add to Calendar 12/14/2023 10:00:00 12/14/2023 11:00:00 America/New_York The Death and Mourning of General George Washington Tour

This once-a-year tour examines George Washington's final 36 hours and the events that followed his death. This tour is 90-100 minutes. 

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$20 in addition to general admission

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Mansion Circle

Explore the events leading up to Washington’s death and learn about the people who played a key part in trying to keep Washington alive.

Meet with George Washington’s personal physician, Dr. James Craik, as he details Washington’s final illness.

After seeing where Washington’s body lay in repose, listen to Washington’s private secretary, Tobias Lear, reminisce and reflect on Washington’s lasting legacies.

The program concludes with a funeral procession to his final resting place and a ceremony.

The Death of George Washington

Despite the great attention and care of his attending physicians Washington died on December 14, 1799. Learn more about the causes and circumstances of George Washington's passing. 

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The Tomb

Visit the final resting place of George and Martha Washington.

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