Listen to the stories of the enslaved people who built and operated Mount Vernon, and learn about their daily lives on the estate during this 60-minute tour.

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Add to Calendar 01/28/2019 11:30:00 12/31/1969 America/Rio_Branco The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Listen to the stories of the enslaved people who built and operated Mount Vernon, and learn about their daily lives on the estate during this 60-minute tour.

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$10 per person in addition to general admission

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Mansion Circle

In 1799, more than 300 slaves lived and worked on the five farms that made up Washington’s 8,000-acre plantation. Discover the enslaved population of Mount Vernon and learn more about their daily lives. Visit the refurbished slave quarters and view reproduction clothing, tools, furniture, cookware, ceramics, toys, and personal accessories that represent their experiences. The tour concludes with a moving ceremony at the Slave Memorial and Cemetery.

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

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Our exhibition explores the personal stories of the people enslaved at Mount Vernon while providing insight into George Washington’s evolving opposition to slavery.

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