Slavery At Mount Vernon

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Why Did George Washington Have Slaves?

Slavery At Mount Vernon
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Freedom Skies: A Juneteenth Celebration

1,909 views June 19, 2020
Join Brenda Parker, Mount Vernon Character Interpreter & African American Interpretation & Special Projects Coordinator, along with Associate Curator Jessie MacLeod, for a special program on Juneteenth that explores the experiences of four individuals at Mount Vernon on Manumission Day—January 1, 1801—when Martha Washington freed her late husband’s slaves.
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