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Purple Heart Celebration

  • Mount Vernon Estate 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Alexandria, VA, 22309 United States (map)

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 Mount Vernon President Curt Viebranz, General Washington, Dr. Gordon Sumner, PhD, 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.

Earlier Event: August 6
First Sunday Arts Festival
Later Event: August 7
Markus Lüpertz Exhibit