Events at Ferry Farm and Kenmore
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Groundbreaking at Ferry Farm – Saturday, April 25!
The George Washington Foundation announces
The Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Washington House and the First Phase
of Construction at Ferry Farm – a free, public event on Saturday, April
25, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Keynote remarks from Doris Kearns Goodwin, world-renowned
presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
Learn more ...
History Camp in Fredericksburg
June 22-26, 2015
For rising third through sixth graders - ages 8-12
9:00 a.m. to noon
Explore history and follow in the footsteps of George Washington, his family, and his friends! Learn about colonial food, medicine, and daily life in eighteenth-century Fredericksburg. Enjoy hands-on activities, projects, and games at the Rising Sun Tavern, George Washington's Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm, the Mary Washington House, Historic Kenmore, and the Hugh Mercer Apothecary.
$135 per child
Sponsored by The George Washington Foundation & Washington Heritage Museums.
To register, please call 540-370-0732 ext. 24 or email email@example.com
Family History Adventure Tours at Historic Kenmore
Available March through December
Date/Time: by reservation. Registration for weekdays—24 hours in advance; registration for weekends—1 week in advance.
To register, please call (540) 370-0732 x24 or send email
Don't forget about our terrific school programs!
Available both on-site at Kenmore and Ferry Farm and in local school classrooms.
- Ferry Farm and Kenmore Programs (Grades K-5)
- In-School Programs (Grades K-5)
- Pre-school Workshops (Ages 4&5)
Birthday Parties at Ferry Farm and Kenmore!
Treat your child, age 5 to 10, and his or her friends to a birthday party at George Washington's Ferry Farm or Historic Kenmore! Learn more.
Please Note: A staff photographer is usually present at public events. Photos taken by the staff photographer at these events may be used by the Foundation for marketing and promotional purposes. Your attendance at the event implies permission for the Foundation to use these photos and the Foundation owns the copyright for all such photos.