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September 2019

Guided History Hike

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Widewater State Park, 101 Widewater State Park Road
Stafford, VA 22554 United States
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Free

Join the rangers as we explore the natural beauty of Widewater State Park, and learn the parks history along the way. Visitors will hear stories of train robberies and plane crashes that occurred on the peninsula and learn about some of the colorful residents that called Widewater home. We will then have the opportunity to show guests what is happening in the park now, and what will happen in the future. There is no fee for this event.

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October 2019

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community Day

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
George Washington’s Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm, 268 King's Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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$4.50 – $9

Featuring a guided tour led by Archaeology Department Conservation Coordinator Melanie Marquis and interpreted by ReBecca Bennett using American Sign Language: Tour the new Washington House Archaeology Laboratory Museum Gallery Exhibits Eighteenth-Century Demonstration Garden Reservations are not required.

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ArchaeoFest: Exploring Ancient Technology at Ferry Farm

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
George Washington’s Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm, 268 King's Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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$4.50 – $9

Experimental Archaeology demonstrations begin at 11am Fredericksburg is famous for its colonial and Civil War history – but what about before that history?  Decades of archaeological excavations at George Washington’s Ferry Farm have revealed millennia of human development and technology from pre-historic Native American Clovis spearpoints to eighteenth-century wig curlers and beyond. At ArchaeoFest, enjoy a family-friendly day focused on early human technology! Scheduled demonstrations by members of EXARC, a global network of experimental archaeology professionals and other experts, include…

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November 2019

Monthly Guided Woodland Hikes

November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center. Free.

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