March 14, 2013

 

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Ferry Farm and Kenmore Open for the 2013 Season

Daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Plan to visit one or both sites this spring, or purchase a Season Pass and enjoy unlimited access to Kenmore and Ferry Farm for a full year! Also, mark your calendars for upcoming events. Learn More...

New iPad Tour Debuts at Ferry Farm

Daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Enhance your Ferry Farm experience with an interactive, self-guided iPad tour. As you walk the historic Ferry Farm landscape, view images, watch video, and listen to archaeologists and historians discuss the life of George Washington and his family. Learn More...

View the Refurnishing Project in Progress and Learn About the Lewis Family

Daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The 2013 season tour at Kenmore showcases the ongoing refurnishing project and presents the dilemmas the Lewis family faced as colonial leaders on the eve of the American Revolution. Period furniture and interior details, especially in the completed Chamber, offer a descriptive setting for this historic story.  Learn More...

“The Patriots Lewis:What Would You Give?”

Daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This new exhibition of select pieces from the Foundation’s collection tells the story of Betty Washington and Fielding Lewis and their many sacrifices for freedom. Enjoy several new exhibits, including “The Patriots Lewis”, as well as hands-on activities for children and families in the Crowninshield Museum Building at Kenmore. Learn More...


Register Now for Upcoming Events


Through March 28
Easter Egg Hunts for Preschoolers at Kenmore. One hour educational programs for groups of 10 or more. Learn More...

Saturday, April 6
Betty’s Story: Storm Clouds Over Kenmore. Join museum theater participants for a performance that discusses the life-altering challenges encountered by the Lewis and Washington families. Learn More...

June 24-28
History Camp in historic Fredericksburg. For children ages 8-12, explore history with hands-on activities and projects. Learn More...