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Presidents’ Day at Mount Vernon

Wish George Washington "Happy Birthday!" at Mount Vernon


Presidents’ Day at Mount Vernon
Photo © Mount Vernon Ladies' Association
Admission is FREE on Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 17, 2014!

Historic Mount Vernon celebrates George Washington's birthday with three days of special events. Presidents’ Day is a great day to explore George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens and learn more about the life of the first president of the United States.

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Schedule for Monday, February 17

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Breakfast with George Washington” on the 12-Acre Field Foodways demonstration, music, and samples offered while supplies last.

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. - Wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. “As I Know Him” in locations around the Historic Area. Meet people from Washington’s World as they share personal stories about Washington.

2:00 – 2:30 p.m. - General Washington, We Honor You” on the Bowling Green. People from Washington’s World gather with guests to share selected stories with the "General", who reflects and speaks to the assembly.

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. - Wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb

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