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Washington's Birthday Celebration - Monday, February 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Celebrate the birthday of the “Father of Our Country.”  Special admission is $5 per person when someone in your group is wearing a historical costume; otherwise, admission is $10 per adult, $9 for youth (5-17) and seniors (60+). Veterans and children 4 and under are free.

Come join the Colonial encampment, play colonial games, and more. By George! It will be a great day at the American Village.

10:30 - Enlist in Washington’s Continental Army - Constitution Green

11:00 - Play 18th Century Games - Constitution Green

11:30 - Phillis Wheatley: A Poet’s Journey - Founders Hall 

11:30 - Revolutionary Women and Fashion - Meetinghouse 

 

*At Noon, we invite all visitors to gather in front of Washington Hall, where we will have cupcakes and sing “Happy Birthday” to the Father of our Country.

 

12:30, 1:00 - Meet George Washington - Mount Vernon Room 

12:30, 2:00 - Phillis Wheatley:  A Poet’s Journey - Founders Hall  

1:00, 2:30 - Drill in Washington’s Continental Army - Army Encampment 

1:00, 3:00 - Patrick Henry:  The Trumpet of the Revolution - Colonial Chapel 

1:30, 3:30 - Play 18th Century Games - Constitution Green

1:30, 3:30 - Meet Thomas Jefferson - Assembly Room 

2:00, 3:00 - Revolutionary Women and Fashion - Meetinghouse 

2:30, 3:30 - Meet Martha Washington - Mount Vernon Room 

 

Throughout the Day:

Visit the Oval Office
See the Randall Museum
Visit the Colonial Chapel
Stroll the Gardens and Constitution Green
Experience the National Veterans Shrine