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New Digital Experience Gives Visitors a Chance to “Be Washington”

 Cutting-Edge Interactive Experience Puts You into the Boots of General or President Washington MOUNT VERNON, VA— George Washington’s Mount Vernon will introduce a new first-person interactive experience titled “Be Washington: It’s Your Turn to Lead” in its Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center on February 12, 2018. Through this special new $3 million offering, […]

Mount Vernon Unveils New 4-D Film and Renovated Theater

 New Movie and Technology Provides Guests with a Front Row Seat to the Revolutionary War’s Key Battles MOUNT VERNON, VA – George Washington’s Mount Vernon has reopened its Revolutionary War Theater, marking the completion of the $2 million renovation of the 4-D theater and creation of a new feature film. The theater, which first opened […]

Mount Vernon’s Blue Room Reopens October 7

Seven-month restoration finally finished 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 and investigation, this bedchamber’s dramatic transformation includes reproduction French wallpaper, cream-painted woodwork, and a bedstead draped in a striking blue-printed cotton.

Rediscovering the Furnishings of Mount Vernon’s Front Parlor

Previously Unknown Ledger is Treasure Trove of Information–Lecture by Adam T. Erby, Associate Curator at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Tuesday, October 3. In September 2013, Mount Vernon curators made an exciting discovery; a previously unknown ledger kept by George Washington’s friend and neighbor, George William Fairfax showed up at auction.  At first glance, the ledger seemed to […]

Alexandria Students Participate in Constitution Week

On September 12, 2016, Alexandria’s Mayor Allison Silberberg signed the official Proclamation Commemorating Constitution Week, September 17 – 23, 2016, in Council Chambers at City Hall. Participating in the signing were students from Mt. Vernon Community School, Jefferson-Houston and Samuel W. Tucker and Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy. Also attending were Alexandria City Public School (ACPS) Superintendent […]

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