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Animal Family Day at George Washington's Mount Vernon

Animal Family Day at George Washington


Enjoy family activities, story times, and the opportunity to see sheep, oxen, and horses during Animal Family Day at Mount Vernon.

Learn about Mount Vernon’s animals and the jobs they performed in the 18th century. Hear stories about the enslaved people who cared for the animals, such as Giles, a coachman, Peter Hardiman, a horse groom, and Kitty, a dairymaid. 

This program is included with Mount Vernon admission and is free for Mount Vernon members.


April 20, 2024 - April 21, 2024
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Fairfax County

George Washington's Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Category: Special Event
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