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Nov 20, 2018, 16:45 ET Mount Vernon Launches Groundbreaking Smartglasses Augmented Reality Tour

Mount Vernon today became the world's first historic site of its scale to integrate augmented reality tours on smartglasses into its standard visitor ...


Jun 26, 2018, 12:00 ET Save George Washington's View

The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association (MVLA), a private non-profit organization that owns and operates George Washington's Mount Vernon, today...


Sep 13, 2017, 12:43 ET Mount Vernon's Blue Room Reopens October 7

The Blue Room in the Mount Vernon Mansion will reopen October 7, marking the completion of a major seven-month restoration. Guided by new research...


Sep 06, 2017, 14:22 ET Resources for Teaching the Constitution Now Available from George Washington's Mount Vernon

In preparation for Constitution Day on September 18 (observed), George Washington's Mount Vernon has made available a variety of teacher and student...


Aug 02, 2017, 11:23 ET George Washington's Home to be Illuminated with Light Art on September 27

George Washington's Mount Vernon hosts internationally-acclaimed Swiss light artist, Gerry Hofstetter, for a spectacular light art show on the west...


Jul 19, 2017, 11:28 ET Registration Now Open for the George Washington Patriot Run 5K/10K Race

Dash through history during the George Washington Patriot Run, a road race to enter the historic property at George Washington's Mount Vernon! On...


Jun 26, 2017, 14:00 ET Celebrate American Freedom at the Home of George Washington

George Washington's Mount Vernon salutes our first commander-in-chief with two spectacular events! Enjoy an evening of family fun and fireworks...


Oct 05, 2016, 08:00 ET Mount Vernon Opens New Exhibition Focused on Slavery

On October 1, George Washington's Mount Vernon opened a groundbreaking exhibition that highlights new research into the experiences of the enslaved...


Sep 22, 2015, 03:31 ET Lin-Manuel Miranda To Receive George Washington Book Prize Special Achievement Award

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the playwright, lyricist, composer, and star of the groundbreaking hit musical Hamilton will be honored with a Special...