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.

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COLONIAL DAYS AT MOUNT VERNON
Presented by: George Washington's Mount Vernon
Experience 18th-century plantation life through hands-on activities, demonstrations, and colonial games at the Pioneer Farm. Participants may also tour the Mansion, meet people from Washington's world, and take part in a special ceremony at Washington's tomb.
Date: March 20, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Length of Event: 2.5 hours
Location: George Washington’s Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon VA 22121
Discipline: Humanities- Civics/ Social Studies/ History/ Geography
Curriculum Connections: History & Geography
Grades: K-6
Ticket capacity 50 per date.
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FARMER WASHINGTON: A MAN OF INNOVATION
Presented by
: George Washington's Mount Vernon
Through hands-on activities at the Pioneer Farm, students are introduced to George Washington's innovative farming practices and his belief that America's economic success was tied to agriculture. Please note that the Mansion will not be included with this tour.
Date: May 9, 16, and 23, (all Wednesdays) 
Time: 10:00AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: George Washington’s Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon VA 22121
Discipline: Humanities- Civics/ Social Studies/ History/ Geography
Curriculum
Connections: History & Geography
Grades: 3rd - 8th
Ticket capacity 50 per date. 
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GEORGE WASHINGTON: FOUNDING FARMER
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: 1/11/18, 1/18/18, 2/8/18, 2/15/18, 2/22/18
Time: 10:00 AM
Length of Event: 2 hours
Location: George Washington’s Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon VA, 22121
Discipline: Humanities- Civics/ Social Studies/ History/ Geography
Curriculum Connections:  History/Geography, Science 
Grades: 3-6
Note: Limit 60 per tour group
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REVOLUTIONARY! STEM IN WASHINGTON’S WORLD
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 18th-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: 1/10/18, 1/12/17, 2/6/18, 2/9/18, 2/14/18
Time: 10:00 AM     
Length of Event: 2 hours
Location: George Washington’s Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon VA 22121
Discipline: Humanities- Civics/ Social Studies/ History/ Geography
Curriculum Connections: History & Geography, Math, Science
Grades: 3-4
Note: Limit 60 per tour group
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LEGENDS AND LEGACIES
Presented by: George Washington’s Mount Vernon

This program is intended to introduce students to Washington by exploring how his home reflects the life, career, and accomplishments of the nation’s first president. We look forward to meeting you and your students soon! 
Dates:  2/21/18
Time: 10:00 AM
Length of Event: 2 hours
Location: George Washington’s Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon VA 22121
Discipline: Humanities- Civics/ Social Studies/ History/ Geography
Curriculum Connections: History & Geography
Grades: 3rd-8th
Note: Limit 60 per tour group
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