Scenes from last week’s Independence Day celebration at George Washington’s Ferry Farm! Read “Celebrating the Fourth and what makes America great” by Kristin Davis for The Free Lance-Star about the Ferry Farm and other area celebrations.
Two young gentlemen meet General George Washington portrayed by Greg Fisher.
Visitors arrive to Ferry Farm on one of Fredericksburg’s iconic trolleys.
Adding their John Hancocks to the Declaration of Independence.
A group begins their tour of the Washington house replica.
Playing hoop and stick.
Drumming with the Patawomeck.
Living historians ready to demonstrate butter churning and other foodways.
Navigating the horse maze.
Building a sand George Washington house.
Patriotic face painting.
Theater performance showing 18th century courting customs.
Archaeologist discusses artifacts recovered from an 18th century kitchen that burned down at Ferry Farm.
Parading to the flag retirement ceremony.
“You’re a Grand Old Flag!”