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George Washington's Birthday Celebration at Ferry Farm

George Washington's Birthday at Ferry Farm

Saturday, February 13, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Celebrate George Washington’s 284th birthday at his boyhood home with fun activities for the whole family, including games, crafts, exhibits, the Stone Throw Challenge and a Marching of Troops (both 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.
Archaeology Day at Ferry Farm

Archaeology Day at Ferry Farm

Monday, February 15, 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, a scavenger hunt, and the Artifact Match Challenge. Learn More...
 
Archaeology Day is a free event!
The Washington House Challenge

The Washington House Challenge


As part of The Future of Our Past Campaign, the Foundation team would be grateful to speak with you about The Washington House Challenge—please know that donations of $5,000 or more, received by March 1, 2016, are matched $1 for $1 by The Challenge. For information on this extraordinary challenge match for efforts across both Kenmore and Ferry Farm, including construction of the interpretive replica of the Washington house, visit kenmore.org/whc or contact us at
540-373-3381.
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Both Sites Reopen March 1!

Historic Kenmore and Ferry Farm open for the 2016 season on Tuesday, March 1. Visit both National Historic Landmarks to see the Kenmore refurnishing and experience George Washington’s boyhood home with the iPad tour, Uncovering George Washington's Youth—updated for Phase 1 construction. Learn More... 
 
Grandparent/Grandchild One-Day Archaeology Camp

Grandparent/Grandchild
One-Day Archaeology Camp

Tuesday, March 29 or Thursday, March 31
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
 

A special program for grandchildren and grandparents! Discover archaeology – and create lasting memories – as part of a supervised excavation. This one-day camp, during spring break, is an excellent opportunity for grandchildren and grandparents to explore George Washington’s Boyhood Home together! Learn more…
Plan ahead to attend educational programs, special events, and summer experiences such
as History Camp in Historic Fredericksburg, June 20-24! View the 2016 Calendar of Events
for a comprehensive list of programs at Historic Kenmore and George Washington's Ferry Farm. 
 
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