Purple Heart Commemoration

  • Aug 10, 2019
  • Phone:
  • 703-780-2000
  • Times:
  • Starting: 10:30 AM
  • Price:
  • Included with general admission, free for Purple Heart recipients
  • Details

    Pay tribute to the oldest military decoration in the U.S. at the home of its founder, George Washington. the estate's official National Purple Heart Day Ceremony on the East Lawn overlooking the Potomac River at 10:30AM (weather permitting). Enjoy a musical prelude before the ceremony commences. The ceremony includes the presentation of the colors, a musical performance by the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and remarks by a Mount Vernon representative and the keynote speaker Captain Matthew Kutilek.

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Purple Heart Commemoration
  • August 10, 2019 to August 10, 2019
  • George Washington's Mount Vernon
  • Included with general admission, free for Purple Heart recipients