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Lecture Series

Lecture Series
George Washington: Boy Before Legend Introducing the New Ferry Farm


As construction of the Washington house at George Washington’s Ferry Farm charges forward, we want to share the many years of archaeology, historical research, scientific investigation, skilled craftsmanship, and hard work that made building this reconstruction possible.  

Central Rappahannock Regional Library Headquarters
1201 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 5th
Building George’s House 

Dave Muraca, Vice President for Museum Content 

Tuesday, September 12th
The Mother of the Father of Our Country 
Laura Galke, Artifact Analyst/Field Director

Tuesday, September 19th
The Rooms at Ferry Farm 
Meghan Budinger, Director of Curatorial Operations 

Learn More on the Lives & Legacies blog...

For additional details, please call 540-370-0732 ext. 24 or email hayes@gwffoundation.org.

Washington House Construction

Washington House Construction


Mark your calendar for this October at Ferry Farm to celebrate the construction at a special ribbon-cutting event—more information is forthcoming! 

Please support initiatives across The George Washington Foundation, including building George Washington's boyhood home, as part of The Future of Our Past Campaign

Follow the construction on Facebook and on the Lives & Legacies blog.

Learn More about this Comprehensive Project...
The Washington house at Ferry Farm
Aerial view of the interpretive replica of the Washington house at Ferry Farm—
photo by Jimmy Cline
Upcoming Events at Ferry Farm and Kenmore

Fall Upcoming Events - Save the Dates!


October 1 - Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day at Ferry Farm 

October 13 - Home School Day at Kenmore

November 4 - Freedom's First Family Tour
Kenmore and Ferry Farm

November 4 - Gingerbread House Construction Workshops

November 11 - Family Holiday Decorations Workshop

Learn More about Upcoming Special Events...
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