George Washington’s Mount Vernon

The mission of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association is to preserve, restore, and manage the estate of George Washington to the highest standards and to educate visitors and people throughout the world about the life and legacies of George Washington, so that his example of character and leadership will continue to inform and inspire future generations. View their website and learn more about their education programs.

LEGENDS AND LEGACIES: THE REAL GEORGE WASHINGTON (December Lottery)
Presented by: George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Go beyond the myths of cherry trees and wooden teeth! Visit the Mansion, slave quarters, and Washington Tomb to discover more about our first president’s character and accomplishments as a political and military leader, visionary farmer, family man, architect and designer, and plantation owner.
Dates: 1/23/17, 1/24/17, 1/25/17, 2/13/17, 2/14/17
Time: 10:00am            
Length of Event: 2 hours and 15 minutes
Location: George Washington’s Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon VA 22121
Discipline: Humanities
Curriculum Connections: English/Language Arts, History/Geography
Grades: 3-6
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for Legends and Legacies: The Real George Washington

GEORGE WASHINGTON: FOUNDING FARMER (December Lottery)
Presented by: George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Students explore George Washington’s 18th-century Mansion, farm, and gardens through a variety of hands-on activities. While visiting Mount Vernon, they gain an understanding of and appreciation for the life and legacy of our nation’s first president, who was not only the father of our country, but an innovative farmer as well.
Dates: 1/5/17, 1/12/17, 1/26/17, 2/2/17, 2/9/17, 2/16/17, 2/23/17
Time: 10:00am            
Length of Event: 2 hours and 15 minutes
Location: George Washington’s Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon VA, 22121
Discipline: Humanities
Curriculum Connections: English/Language Arts, History/Geography 
Grades: 3-6
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for George Washington: Founding Farmer

REVOLUTIONARY: STEM IN WASHINGTON’S WORLD (December Lottery)
Presented by: George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Students explore Mount Vernon by engaging in a variety of STEM activities and tasks. Topics, depending on the season, include architecture, food preservation, land surveying, mathematical spy ciphers, gardening, archaeology, and the wonders of 18 th -century technology such as a fan chair and smoke jack. Participants learn about George Washington’s wide-ranging interests and the enslaved people whose work made Mount Vernon a productive estate.
Dates: 1/17/17, 1/18/17, 2/6/17, 2/7/17, 2/8/17, 2/27/17, 2/28/17
Time: 10:00am            
Length of Event: 2 hours and 15 minutes
Location: George Washington’s Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon VA 22121
Discipline: Humanities
Curriculum Connections: English/Language Arts, Architecture/Urban Studies, Technology, Math, History/Geography, Science
Grades: 3-6
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