August 7, 2017
Included with general admission
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22121
Mount Vernon Celebrates Purple Heart Day
Commemorate the oldest military decoration in the U.S. at the home of its founder, George Washington. Join Mount Vernon and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart for the estate's official National Purple Heart Day Ceremony on the East Lawn overlooking the Potomac River at 10:30AM. This event will include remarks by General Washington and Medal of Honor recipient Captain Florent Groberg of the United States Army.
Visit the Purple Heart Memorial near the entrance of the estate, which is celebrating it's 20th anniversary this year.