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Freedom Before Emancipation: Family Day for Juneteenth

Half a day

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George Washington’s Mount Vernon

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15 – 28

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Discover how enslaved men and women at Mount Vernon defined their agency and the legacies they left behind. Join Mount Vernon from 10:00am-3:30pm June 19, 20, 21, and 22 to learn about Ona Judge, Christopher Sheels, and Mount Vernon’s many enslaved people who resisted enslavement and sought freedom before the Emancipation Proclamation.

Visit the Family Hub for hands-on activities, experience musical performances and demonstrations, and participate in tours and commemorations throughout the day.

This program is included with estate admission.

Activity Type:

In Person, Outdoor, Social Activity

Level:

beginner-friendly

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