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George Washington's Birthday Celebration at Ferry Farm

George Washington's Birthday Celebration at Ferry Farm

Saturday, February 14, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Celebrate George Washington’s 283rd birthday at his boyhood home with fun activities for the whole family, including games, crafts, exhibits, the Stone Throw Challenge (weather permitting), history theater, and birthday cake! “General Washington” will attend the Birthday Celebration to talk about his youth on the farm! Learn More...

$5 adults; 17 and under free.
A special thank you to lead sponsor for the Birthday Celebration, Wack General Contractor, and to Quarles Petroleum for additional sponsorship support:
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Archaeology Day at Ferry Farm

Archaeology Day at Ferry Farm

Monday, February 16, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Learn about archaeology at George Washington's Boyhood Home. Enjoy crafts, theater performances, presentations by Muraca the Magnificent - Guru of Glues, tours of the archaeology lab and Washington house site, a scavenger hunt, and the Archaeology Artifact Challenge. Learn More...
Archaeology Day is a free event!
The Servant's Passage in Kenmore

Kenmore Behind-The-Scenes

Saturday, March 21, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, March 22, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Mark your calendar! Join Meghan Budinger, Aldrich Director of Curatorial Operations, for an extraordinary tour of the mansion, including rare stories and insights into its history, furnishings, and ongoing preservation. Visit the cellar, second floor, attic, and other spaces behind-the-scenes! Reservation required. Learn More…
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Both Sites Re-open March 1!
Historic Kenmore and Ferry Farm open for the 2015 season on Sunday, March 1. Visit both National Historic Landmarks to see the Kenmore refurnishing in progress and experience an iPad tour of Washington’s boyhood home. Also, save the date for special events, such as Shakespeare on the Lawn at Kenmore (June 13, 14, 20, 21) and The Fourth of July at Ferry Farm. Learn More... 

Upcoming Events

Easter Egg Hunts on the Lawn at Kenmore
Monday, March 2 - Thursday, April 2

River Jordan: Crossing to Freedom
Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12

Native Plant Walk at Ferry Farm
Saturday, April 18

Learn more and view a calendar of
2015 Special Events and Education Programs.
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