Presidents’ Day is always a celebratory one at George Washington’s Ferry Farm! Once again this year, George’s boyhood home marked his 287th birthday this past Monday, February 18. A special thank you to the sponsor of the George Washington’s Birthday at Ferry Farm event: Peoples Community Bank.
Ferry Farm is where the party’s at!
George Washington (Greg Fisher) in front of the Washington house replica.
Visitors tour the Hall of the Washington house with interpreter Gary Haynes.
Washington house guide Carole White encourages visitors to examine the reproduction 18th century objects in the house.
A young visitor tries out the “best bed” in the Washington house.
Hoop and stick.
Colonial Fare presents a concert of 18th century music.
In a theater scene, an archaeologist (Wilson Johnson) interviews Mary Washington (Cyndi Palmer).
Making quill feathers.
Virginia Militia reenactors.
Reenactor Paul Limerick discusses Continental Army rations with visitors.
Maggie Fanning demonstrates making beaten biscuits.
Archaeologist Laura Galke updates visitors on the latest archaeological findings.
A young visitor presents a birthday card she made to Geroge Washington.