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Educational Resources

Mount Vernon is dedicated to teaching people around the world about the life and legacies of George Washington. Our educational resources are designed to support further exploration into Washington’s world both in and out of the classroom.

Primary Source Collections

Access our growing collection of online primary source material. These sources range from archeological artifacts to interactive documents and objects!

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Secondary Sources

In search of articles, facts, and more information on George Washington? Check out our Secondary Sources page!

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Interactive Tools

Want to explore Mount Vernon for yourself? How about a museum exhibit or virtual game? Click the link to access all of Mount Vernon's interactive tools.

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Educational Videos

Mount Vernon has a wide range of videos, spanning from 20+ minute full length features to short reenactments and Ask Mount Vernon questions. 

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Student Contests

Click here for more information on the Student of the Year Award and the National History Day Contest.

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For Teachers

Explore Mount Vernon’s teacher offerings including lesson plans, classroom activities, professional development opportunities, and teacher fellowships. 

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