From March 12th to May 21st, the Ford Mansion, Washington's Headquarters Museum, Jockey Hollow Visitor Center and Wick House will be closed on Wednesdays. This does not effect confirmed school groups. All park grounds will remain open. More »
The following NPS and other educator resources include federal, state and local agencies, environmental and historical education organizations and other sources of valuable information and guidance for teachers. Click on the links below for more details,
Honored places: the national park service Teacher's guide to the American revolution http://www.nps.gov/revwar/educational_resources/teachers.html
The NPS interpretation and education webpage at: www.nps.gov/learn
Teaching with historic places(TWHP) www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp
Federal resources for educational excellence, teaching and learning resources from federal agencies http://free.ed.gov/
Did You Know?
George Washington lost his first tooth at 22. Over the next 35 years he lost all but one of the rest of his teeth. Dentures made for him were carved from hippopotamus, walrus, or elephant ivory or other teeth. Washington was buried wearing dentures made by dentist John Greenwood.