Virtual Tour of George Washington’s Home

February 22nd, 2019 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Friday, February 22, 2019, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

George Washington’s Mount Vernon

(www.mountvernon.org/visit-his-estate/virtual-tour-flash)

Age Range: 10-18 (Grades 5-12, with parental supervision)

 

February 22nd, according to many sources, is the birthday of the first U.S. President, George Washington, who was born in 1732. 

To celebrate his birthday, take a tour of the home where President Washington and his wife, Martha, lived. The home is a mansion called “Mount Vernon” that was located on a plantation covering 8,000 acres of land. In the real world, it is a historical landmark and open to visitors. If you can’t get there for an actual tour, try this virtual tour of the mansion and grounds.

When you get to the site, click on any of the arrows and watch videos to learn about the history of Mount Vernon that includes some good biographical information on George Washington’s life and times as well.

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