Commemorate the community of the enslaved people who lived and worked at Mount Vernon during a special wreath-laying presentation.



Free with general admission

Slave Memorial

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About the Slave Memorial

About the Slave Memorial

The Slave Memorial at Mount Vernon was designed by students attending the architectural school at Howard University. It was dedicated and opened to the public on September 21, 1983.

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