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The Fourth of July at Ferry Farm

The Fourth of July at Ferry Farm

Saturday: July 4, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Let Freedom Ring!


Visit the Washington house archaeology site and learn about Phase 1 construction at Ferry Farm!
  • Crafts & games for the entire family
  • Patriotic flag retirement ceremony
  • July Fourth hat contest
  • George Washington & Civil War reenactors
  • Members of the Patawomeck Tribe
  • History theatre under the Grand Marquee
  • George’s Western Adventure activity
Free parking at Eagle’s Lodge with shuttles to the event and the Heritage Festival downtown. Please - no pets, coolers, or alcohol. Food vendors on site.

$1 per person (under age 2, free). Learn More...

Thank you to sponsors: Splitsville, Stafford County Tourism, and WBQB/WFVA.
Summer Events at Kenmore and Ferry Farm

Special Summer Events and Programs

I Dig George
Tuesday, July 28 – ages 4-5, Friday, July 31 – ages 6-8, & Tuesday, August 4 – ages 9-11. Discover archaeology in single-day immersion programs at Ferry Farm. Learn More...

Archaeology Camp
July 8-10 – ages 6-8, July 14-17 – ages 9-12, & July 21-24 – ages 9-12. Dig the excitement and fun of history with hands-on archaeology experiences. Learn More...

Building George's House at Ferry Farm – Brick Masonry
Saturday, July 25. Visit Ferry Farm to learn about the skills needed to build the Washington house in the 1700s!
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Family History Adventure Tours at Kenmore
By reservation. Enjoy a special visit to Historic Kenmore with fun facts about life and food in colonial Virginia.
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Educator Workshop at Ferry Farm

Educators Workshop

Beyond Standardized Tests

July 27-30 – 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day

Go behind the scenes at Historic Kenmore and George Washington's Ferry Farm to observe how museum professionals research and develop exhibits and interpretation for a variety of audiences. Learn to apply the principles of museum exhibit design to lessons in the classroom, creating deeper learning experiences for students. This workshop provides 28 re-certification points. Learn More...
Shakespeare at Historic Kenmore

Shakespeare by Candlelight at Kenmore

August 14, 15, & 16 – 8:00 p.m.

Mark your calendar for an inspired production of William Shakespeare's Cymbeline, presented by candlelight in an eighteenth-century style.

$20 adults; $15 students
Performance in the Crowninshield Museum Building
Limited seating, reservations required
Please call 540-370-0732 or email hayes@gwffoundation.org
Includes a candlelight tour of Kenmore (6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.)
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