June 29, 2012


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The George Washington Foundation

Stafford County Tourism
Village 12/Splitsville

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2012 Hours at Historic
Kenmore and Ferry Farm

Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The last tour at Kenmore begins at 4:15 p.m. Both sites are closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 24, 25, & 31.
Visit the website for details about hours and admission fees.

The Fabulous Fourth at Ferry Farm:
The Symbols We Hold Dear
American flag
Join in the fun on
Wednesday, July 4th

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$1 per person (children 2 & under free)
NEW THIS YEAR: general parking for this event will be at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge at 21 Cool Springs Road. Beginning at 9:45 a.m., trolleys will run continuously from there to Ferry Farm and back. Handicapped parking is available at Ferry Farm.
Please note: Guests who park in town to enjoy the Heritage Festival can catch trolleys to Ferry Farm. 
Directions for parking.

Here are some of the fun things your family can do:

Observe a Flag Retirement Ceremony at 10:30 a.m. with Boy Scout Troop 170 of the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church and General George Washington

Experience 18th-century chores
and crafts to make and take home

Play games spanning 5 centuries

Talk to Patawomeck Indians

Learn about 18th-century life with re-enactors

Plus a scavenger hunt, face painting, food, and more!