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Learn about the Enslaved People of Mount Vernon

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George Washington’s Mount Vernon

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Learn about the Daily Lives of the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon, a plantation with 318 enslaved people working sun up to sun down in bondage for George Washington. Learn about how he profited from this system of enslavement throughout his life, and, despite private letters suggesting a shift in attitudes, only arranged to free those he enslaved after his death. Spots are limited.
This tour is available at 2:00 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the Civic Season.

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