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What are you doing George Washington?

twitterYou know when your mother and your congressperson are using a new technology, it is probably here to stay. Weeell… until it is replaced by the next big thing, of course. The “new technology” we are talking about is Twitter, and now even Mount Vernon is twitting! You can find us under the name “GeoWashington.” Twitter is basically a way that you can use your cellphone to let people know “What are you doing?” at any time. As you know from reading this blog, we are ALWAYS up to something new at Mount Vernon! And as an entrepreneur who was always in pursuit of the newest gadgets and technologies, we think George Washington would approve.

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Portraits in Schools

Kids holding George Washington Portrait

Mount Vernon recently invited K-12 schools nationwide to request framed portraits of George Washington to display in a respectful, prominent place.

The response was overwhelming: thousands of schools submitted letters! Along with the portrait, schools received curriculum materials to help explore our first president’s contributions.

Where has George Washington gone back to school? Click here to see!

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