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River Jordan: Crossing to Freedom

River Jordan:
Crossing to Freedom

Saturday, April 11 & Sunday, April 12
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


A dramatic theatre presentation set during the Civil War. With the Union Army occupying Fredericksburg, the city’s residents – free and enslaved – react to the army’s arrival with a mixture of fear and hope. This program is staged at both Historic Kenmore and Washington’s Ferry Farm and the experience includes a trolley ride with a historian between the sites. Learn More...
The Drawing Room at Historic Kenmore

The Rooms at Kenmore

Spring is a perfect time to tour Historic Kenmore! A current focus of the comprehensive refurnishing project is the Drawing Room. Highlights include the addition to its walls of the Charles Willson Peale and John Wollaston portraits as well as the return of the conserved gaming table. Read more about this multi-year initiative on the Rooms at Kenmore blog!

Special Events, Education Programs, and Camps

Spring and summer are filled with educational opportunities and events at Historic Kenmore and Washington's Ferry Farm. View the entire 2015 calendar to learn about upcoming programs. Save the date for Shakespeare On the Lawn at Kenmore (June 13, 14, 20, 21) and the Fourth of July at Ferry Farm!

A special thank you to Lewis Insurance Associates as a sponsor of
Shakespeare On the Lawn at Kenmore:
The gardens at Ferry Farm
Shakespeare On the Lawn at Kenmore
Girls at History Camp
Fourth of July at Ferry Farm
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