Loading Events

Freedom Before Emancipation: Family Day for Juneteenth

Archived

Half a day

Brought to you by

George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Cost

Event is free with Mount Vernon admission

Add to my List

Discover how enslaved men and women at Mount Vernon defined their agency and the legacies they left behind. Explore locations and objects that tell the story of the enslaved at Mount Vernon with a self-guided map, watch character performances that consider freedom and resistance through the eyes of Ona Judge and Christopher Sheels, join an Enslaved People of Mount Vernon specialty tour, and honor the lives of the enslaved at commemoration ceremonies in the Slave Burial Ground.

Activity Type:

In Person, Outdoor, Social Activity, Solo Activity

Level:

beginner-friendly

Share On

Dive Deeper

General George Washington and the Crossing of the Delaware
Sustaining Slavery: Mapping Kentucky’s Support for the Domestic Slave Trade
Short History Videos about Rhode Island and its State House

Short History Videos about Rhode Island and its State House

By Rhode Island Department of State

  • Anytime/On Your Own
Young People Shake Up Elections (History Proves It)

Young People Shake Up Elections (History Proves It)

By Smithsonian National Museum of American History

  • Anytime/On Your Own
Civic Season in the Plaza

Civic Season in the Plaza

By Japanese American National Museum

06/24/2023

Simulation: Opposing Communism in 1947

Simulation: Opposing Communism in 1947

By World101 from the Council on Foreign Relations

  • Anytime/On Your Own