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George Washington Birthday Celebration

Monday February 15
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Open House at Ferry Farm. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sing Happy Birthday to General George Washington at 1 p.m. and enjoy a piece of birthday cake while it lasts. Make crafts to take home. Play Colonial games with George Washington’s Young Friends and take part in militia drilling (weather permitting). There will also be Archaeology Lab tours and a new exhibit of Civil War artifacts that you can touch.

Appropriate for all ages. FREE ADMISSION

Stone Throw Challenge. 2 p.m. Follow George Washington’s Young Friends down to the banks of the Rappahannock River at Ferry Farm and test your throwing skills against the legend of young George. It was at this very spot where he practiced his throwing. Anyone age 18 or under who gets a stone across the river will receive a $100 Savings Bond compliments of Peoples Community Bank. Three chances to try!

Appropriate for all ages. FREE ADMISSION!

Sponsoring Gateway: George Washington's Ferry Farm

Registration Status: Open

Space Limited: No
 
Location: George Washington's Ferry Farm
268 Kings Highway
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22405
 
Event Contact: Paula Raudenbush (540) 373-3381
 
For more information: http://ferryfarm.org/events.html


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