Historic Kenmore and George Washington's Ferry Farm experienced a snowstorm on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Our staff took these photos of the snowfall from around the Lewis and Washington homes. We also setup a timelapse camera at the Ferry Farm Visitors Center to capture the snowfall over the course of the storm. Closely watch the … Continue reading Snow at George Washington’s Ferry Farm & Historic Kenmore
Restoring Kenmore’s Gardens
While the various restorations of Kenmore itself over the years are usually the star attraction for visitors to the site, there was another restoration, equally as important, that occurred on the property in its early years as a museum. Kenmore’s gardens are well-known for their beauty now, but when the Kenmore Association acquired the property … Continue reading Restoring Kenmore’s Gardens
Photos: Fall at Ferry Farm
Scenes from a recent autumn stroll around George Washington's Ferry Farm. This semester's Fleming-Smith Scholar Courtney Kuzemchak, a student at the University of Mary Washington, captured these seasonal images. You can see photos of Ferry Farm in winter here and a video from summer here.
Video: A Busy Morning at Kenmore
Historic Kenmore's beautiful grounds and gardens require much work to remain beautiful. On a recent morning, staff mowed and weeded flower beds in the unending effort to make the flowers and grounds look their best. Historic Kenmore and George Washington's Ferry Farm always need volunteers to help with our gardens. If you might be interested … Continue reading Video: A Busy Morning at Kenmore
White Snow. Blue Skies.
About a month ago on "Lives & Legacies," we shared a gallery of photos showing snow-covered Historic Kenmore and George Washington's Ferry Farm in years past. That post especially focused on snowy scenes of Kenmore. With snow from yesterday's storm still on the ground under beautiful sun-filled blue skies, we thought we ought to share a few more … Continue reading White Snow. Blue Skies.
This year, we've not had a particularly photographic snow at George Washington's Ferry Farm or Historic Kenmore... yet. Snow eventually will come but, until then, we're sharing some of our best snowy photos from last year and from ten years ago.