George Washington’s Mount Vernon and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart will commemorate National Purple Heart Day on August 11. Recipients from around the country can attend this special event free.
A complimentary ticket is good for daytime admission and does not include separately ticketed events at Mount Vernon. Immediate family members (spouse, children) accompanying a recipient will receive daytime admission at the discounted military rate.
Mount Vernon’s George Washington will deliver remarks during the ceremony. American military history author Patrick K. O’Donnell will give the keynote address. More information is here.