Opening Weekend: Living History at Ferry Farm

  • March 2, 2024
  • George Washington's Ferry Farm

    268 Kings Highway
    Fredericksburg, Virginia 22405
Ticket Price $0.00-$12.00 This event is now over

Celebrate the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution in Virginia with a living history event at George Washington's Ferry Farm! As you explore the Washington House, delve into the years leading up to the revolution, culminating in the pivotal year of 1774. In each room, interactive living history stations will portray various aspects of 18th-century life. Guests can try their hand at a card game while learning about the Stamp Act or watch a dance demonstration to gain insight into 18th-century social life. Learn why this significant period spurred Virginians, including George Washington, to rally behind the revolutionary cause!


The Washington House will be open for timed, ticketed entry between 10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00-3:00pm, and 4:00-5:00pm. Tours begin every 20 minutes during these times. Please arrive at least 5-10 minutes before your scheduled start time in order to check in at the Visitor Center and walk to the Washington House. 


Advanced ticket purchasing is highly recommended for house tours, as each time slot is limited. Access to the visitor center and grounds is included in ticket price.  

The Ferry Farm Visitor Center and grounds are open 10:00am-5:00pm. Grounds only admission tickets are available day of at the Visitor Center front desk. 



Adults - $12.00

Students - $6.00

Ages 5 and under - Free


Questions? Email or call 540-370-0732 x15.

Date & Time

Mar 2, 2024 10:00 AM-4:50 PM

Venue Details

George Washington's Ferry Farm

268 Kings Highway
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22405 George Washington's Ferry Farm
The George Washington Foundation

Historic Kenmore and George Washington’s Ferry Farm are owned and operated by The George Washington Foundation.


The mission of The George Washington Foundation is to enhance the public understanding and appreciation of the lives, values, and legacies of George Washington, Fielding and Betty Washington Lewis, and their families.


The George Washington Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The Foundation relies on support from its generous donors and volunteers for its ongoing programs.

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