Reenactment of George Washington Funeral

Over 250 reenactors at Mount Vernon, including descendants of Washington and his slaves, recreated the funeral of George Washington the… read more

Over 250 reenactors at Mount Vernon, including descendants of Washington and his slaves, recreated the funeral of George Washington the mark the 200th anniversary of his death. Several participants read remarks by Washington’s contemporaries expressing sympathy for his death, while others, dressed in period clothing recreated the remarks made at the funeral. Before and after the funeral guests commented on the ceremony and telephone lines were opened for audience comments and questions. close

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154157-1
Category:
Call-In
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Call-In
Location:
Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 18, 1999
Last Aired:
Dec 13, 2010

Airing Details

  • Dec 18, 1999 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 1999 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 1999 | 11:22pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 20, 1999 | 4:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 23, 1999 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2000 | 7:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2000 | 3:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2010 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 12, 2010 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 13, 2010 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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