MOUNT VERNON VETERANS DAY 2016
In honor of our nations veterans, active duty, former, or retired military personnel can enjoy FREE admission to Mount Vernon on Veterans Day
About Mount Vernon
The riverside estate of George Washington includes the Ford Orientation Center and Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, with 25 galleries and theaters, more than 700 artifacts, and interactive displays that introduce visitors to the real George Washington. The most famous dentures in the world are on display, along with three life-size models of Washington created from a forensic investigation. The historic area features the restored Mansion, original outbuildings, the tomb where the Washingtons are buried, beautiful gardens, and heritage breed animals who work at a four-acre farm site near the river.
Honored guests are also invited to place a flower at Washington’s Tomb where the Sons of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the American Revolution present a wreathlaying ceremony in honor of our nation's veterans.
Schedule of Events:
|8:45 a.m.||Special Flag Raising||The Texas Gate|
|11:00 a.m.||Performance by the Harmony Heritage Singers||Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium|
|12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.||Meet General and Lady Washington||Interpretive Center, Historic Area|
|2:00 p.m.||Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution Ceremony||The Washington Tomb|
|3:00 p.m.||Performance by the United States Air Force String Orchestra||Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium|
The Air Force String Orchestra is the official string ensemble of the United States Air Force and consists of 20 active duty Airmen musicians performing a wide range of musical styles. As part of the U.S. Air Force Band, the Air Force Strings honors those who have served, inspires American Citizens to heightened patriotism and service, and positively impacts the global community on behalf of the U.S. Air Force and the United States.
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121
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