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USO Night at Historic Kenmore
November 11, 2022

Fabulous Fourth at Ferry Farm
June 27, 2022

Schoonmaker Concert and Fireworks
April 29, 2022

Historic Kenmore and George Washington’s Ferry Farm are Reopening! July 2, 2020

George Washington’s Ferry Farm Presents ArchaeoFest, a Family–Friendly Event Exploring Ancient Technology and Native American History
September 9, 2019

The Fourth of July at Ferry Farm-Celebrate the Completion of the Washington House!
June 26, 2018

The Washington House is Now Open
May 4, 2018

The Washington House Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
October 5, 2017

The Fourth of July at Ferry Farm and Washington House Construction
June 27, 2017

The Foundation in the News

Mark Walker’s article “Ferry Farm to Hold Concert George Washington Foundation Centennial” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on April 28, 2022

Mark Walker’s article “Shakespeare on the Lawn at Kenmore returns with ‘Much Ado About Nothing” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on July 7, 2021

Colette Caprara’s article “Celebrate Twelfth Night at Historic Kenmore” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on January 6, 2021

Colette Caprara’s article “Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit at Ferry Farm” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on December 9, 2020

Lindley Estes’s “Kenmore makes ‘Night in Washington’s Day’ an outdoors affair” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on October 7, 2020

Mark Walker’s article “Kenmore and Ferry Farm to host outdoor, socially distant events” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on September 16, 2020

Kenmore, Ferry Farm to resume tours this week in the Free Lance-Star on
July 6, 2020

Colette Caprara’s article “Enjoy online adventures in history and art,” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on April 8, 2020

Mark Walker’s article “George Washington’s birthday is coming up; here’s how you can celebrate,” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on February 12, 2020

Emily Hollingsworth’s article, “Creativity shines at Gingerbread House Exhibit and Contest,” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on December 18, 2019

Emily Hollingsworth’s article, “Learn about unearthed history at ArchaeoFest,” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on October 23, 2019

Collette Caprara’s article, “Historic Kenmore goes dark for Night in Washington’s Day program,” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lane-Star on September 11, 2019

James Scott Baron’s article, “George Washington helps Ferry Farm visitors celebrate his birthday,” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lane-Star on February 18, 2019

Ryan Hughes story “Replica of George Washington’s boyhood home open to public in Virginia,” on ABC7 WJLA Washington, DC on May 2, 2018

Kristin Davis’ article “Decades-long dream comes true Saturday with opening of Washington house” in Fredericksburg’s Free Lance-Star on October 5, 2017

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To request permission and secure a permit, please contact Lori Pikkaart at or 540-373-3381.

Members of the media, download a “Key Fact Sheet about The George Washington Foundation, Kenmore, Ferry Farm, and the Washington and Lewis families” [PDF]

Lori Pikkaart
Manager of Marketing and Communications