It’s a long-standing holiday tradition! Adults and children alike will enjoy the sights and smells of the festive creations displayed at George Washington’s Ferry Farm!
This year’s theme is “George Washington Slept Here” and a list of contest winners can be seen here (PDF). Visitors may vote for their favorite and this ‘people’s choice’ winner will be announce after the holidays. The gingerbread houses remain on display until December 30.
Ferry Farm is open Monday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m and on Sunday from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The site will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Admission cost for viewing the gingerbread exhibit only is $4 adults, $2 students, under 6 free. There is an additional fee for a self-guided iPad tour of Ferry Farm. Visit www.ferryfarm.org for more details.
Mr. Gingerbread happily accepts votes for favorite gingerbread house.
All the gingerbread creations make the museum gallery smell delicious!
Visitors view the gingerbread houses during Sunday’s opening reception.
Young visitor looks one of the gingerbread houses.
“Valley Forge, 1777” by Matthew Yagla
“George Washington’s Birthplace” by Rachel Bosco
“Washington’s Headquarters at Valley Forge” by C.J. Crocker
“Young George at Ferry Farm” by Lachlan Eaton shows George chopping down a cherry tree.
“Ferry Farm” by Ryan Jackson
George slept here.
“Kenmore” by Diane Jackson
“Washington’s Headquarters at Fort Cumberland” by Gavin Carpenter
Interior view of the Ft. Cumberland headquarters.
“Mary Washington House” by Maggie Jackson
“Valley Forge, Washington Headquarters” by Valerie Jackson
“Hoovervilles” by Post Oak Middle School German Club
“Schlaf gut, Geroge! (Sleep well, George!)” by Chancellor Middle School German Class
“George’s Mount Vernon” by Chancellor High School German Club
“Martha & George in Love” by Courtland High School German Club depicts the Longfellow House.
“Chatham” by Girl Scout Troop 5057
“George Washington Surveying Natural Bridge” by Mr. & Mrs. John Simmers
George with his surveying equipment
“Washington’s Revolutionary War Headquarters” by Carrie Gonzalez and Shelley Brosius depicts the Ford Mansion in Morristown, NJ
“Gingerbread Friends at Ferry Farm”
“RACSB, RAAI Gingerbread House”
“Washington Headquarters, Longfellow House” by Nancy Rowland