The Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon

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​@BobbleheadGeorge Join us as we honor the extraordinary lives of the men, women, and children who made up the enslaved community at George Washington's Mount Vernon @mountvernon - Video Chapters - 0:03 - Introduction 0:33 - Piecing together the story of the Enslaved men, women, and children at Mount Vernon 1:35 - men's quarters 2:11 - clothing worn by the enslaved men at Mount Vernon 2:40 - archeological findings in the men's slave quarters 3:03 - restoration of the men's quarters 3:11 - women's quarters 3:32 - back-breaking work 4:12 - lives of the enslaved children 4:37 - restoration of the women's quarters 5:02 - Hercules' story 5:47 - Doll's story 6:33 - Tom's story 7:07 - Sambo Anderson's story 8:00 - log cabin slave quarters 8:24 - Daily rations 8:37 - supplementing their diet 9:29 - the Slave Memorial at Mount Vernon 9:56 - Slave burial yard at Mount Vernon 10:28 - 1929 memorial to the enslaved community 10:45 - Thank you for joining us To experience Mount Vernon's online Lives Bound Together exhibit please go to Visit Bobblehead George at: Bobblehead George is a non-profit organization, based in Manchester, Pennsylvania, that is dedicated to creating and providing unique, accurate, and entertaining educational content to life-long learners of ALL ages. Our organization was started by public school teachers, David Raymond, Eric Gimbi, and Mike Graham. Dave, Eric, and Mike are incredibly passionate about teaching and education. Our mission is to share that love of learning within our community, across the nation, and around the globe! Bobblehead George provides a unique opportunity to reach students beyond the traditional classroom walls by providing virtual field trips that are fun, informative, & engaging. To help ensure that our mission is successful, we rely on donations from kind people like you. Consider making your donation a tribute to an educator who made a difference in YOUR life. Please visit to learn more! Follow us on TikTok! @BobbleheadGeorge Follow us on Instagram! Like us on Facebook @Bobblehead George For business inquires email us at To become a patron visit
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