Watch Archaeologists at Work: George Washington’s Ferry Farm

George Washington's Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm 268 King's Highway, Fredericksburg, VA

Watch Archaeologists at Work at George Washington's Ferry Farm Visitors are welcome at George Washington's Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm to watch archaeologists dig on the site where he lived! Digs are weekdays 10am-4pm (weather permitting), now through July 29th. This is free and open to the public.

Free

Fabulous Fourth at Ferry Farm

George Washington's Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm 268 King's Highway, Fredericksburg, VA

Fabulous Fourth at Ferry Farm What could be more patriotic than spending July 4th on the grounds of George Washington’s Boyhood Home? Celebrate Independence Day the Revolutionary Way with acres of activities for all ages! Play colonial games, tour the Washington House, meet a George Washington reenactor, watch a flag retirement ceremony, talk with archaeologists […]

$1

Archaeology Camp

George Washington's Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm 268 King's Highway, Fredericksburg, VA

Archaeology Camp: George Washington's Ferry Farm Dig up artifacts! Meet real archaeologists! Witness the wonders of the “science of history” and leave this camp with newfound knowledge of the mysteries beneath your feet. Campers get a crash course in the entire archaeological process and discover the importance of archaeology to understanding George Washington’s life and […]

$175

Camp George vs. George

George Washington's Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm 268 King's Highway, Fredericksburg, VA

Session A: June 13 – 17; 9am – 12pm Session B: July 25 – 29; 9am -12pm Using the lives of George and Betty Washington as guides, campers explore colonial society before and during the American Revolution. Through hands-on activities like a mock archaeological dig, surveying hike, dancing lessons, militia drill and more, campers learn […]

$175

Learn with Me Day: I Dig George

George Washington's Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm 268 King's Highway, Fredericksburg, VA

Learn With Me Day is a monthly on-site program (aligned with VA SOLs), good for students in grade levels KG-6th. Participants will engage with the archaeology process and learn the importance of the process to historical research. Working at a simulated archaeological site, students learn about gridding the dig site, sifting for artifacts, and then […]

$10

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