Witness Washington’s innovative treading process, learning first-hand how Washington separated the grain from the straw. Costumed staff will lead Mount Vernon’s horses as they tread wheat in the 16-sided barn. Afterward, watch and learn how seeds were separated from the chaff using riddling and winnowing baskets. 

Add to Calendar 06/26/2021 19:00:00 07/04/2021 America/New_York Wheat-Treading Demonstration

Witness Washington’s innovative treading process, learning first-hand how Washington separated the grain from the straw. Costumed staff will lead Mount Vernon’s horses as they tread wheat in the 16-sided barn. Afterward, watch and learn how seeds were separated from the chaff using riddling and winnowing baskets. 

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