February, 2013

 

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George Washington's 281st Birthday Celebration at Ferry Farm

Saturday, February 16, 2013
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Bring the family for a fun-filled day at George Washington's Boyhood Home. Talk with General Washington about his youth on the farm. Enjoy games, crafts, the Stone Throw Challenge (weather permitting) and, of course, Birthday Cake! Learn More...

Archaeology Day at Ferry Farm

Monday, February 18, 2013
A free event from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

On Presidents' Day, visit Ferry Farm for a simulated archaeology dig, a scavenger hunt, and even the Magnificent Materialist. Learn More...

A special thank you to the Foundation's sponsor for these events:

Ferry Farm Open House

Momentum continues at Ferry Farm. On February 6, the Foundation was delighted to host an Open House to share possible alternatives for developing this National Historic Landmark. Thank you to all for your feedback. Learn More...



Both Sites Reopen March 1

Visit Ferry Farm and experience a different way of "seeing" the property with the new iPad tour. Included with regular admission. Learn More...

At Historic Kenmore, view the newly refurnished Bed Chamber and the ongoing project to refurnish the rest of the house. Learn More...


Register Now for Upcoming Special Activities

Easter Egg Hunts for Preschoolers at Kenmore, March 11-28. One hour educational programs for groups of 10 or more.
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2013 summer History Camp in Historic Fredericksburg, week of June 24-28. For children ages 8-12, explore history with hands-on activities and projects. Learn More...



Peoples' Choice Gingerbread House Winner

The winning entry in the 26th Annual Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit was Number 15, "Holiday Hill" created by Valerie Jackson and Debby Hicks. Congratulations! Thinking about your entry for 2013? The theme will be “Historical Moments in U.S. History.” Learn More...