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Monday, July 22 – Thursday, July 25 at 6:00 – 8:00 PM Washington Heritage Museums is pleased to host another week of Twilight History programs designed to give students the perfect hands-on experience with local history.Event

Twilight History Camp for Kids

Washington Heritage Museums is pleased to host another week of Twilight History for Kids for hands-on experience with local history.

July 22–25, 2024 | 6PM – 8PM | Fredericksburg
Join Washington Heritage Museums in the garden of the Rising Sun Tavern Museum for a day of family fun to celebrate the 248th U.S. Independence Day! Bring the family for live readings of children’s stories and fun crafts themed around American history and the 4th of July.Event

Family Fun & Stories at the Rising Sun Tavern Museum

Join Washington Heritage Museums in the garden of the Rising Sun Tavern Museum for a day of family fun to celebrate the 248th U.S. Independence Day!

July 4, 2024 | 12PM – 3PM | Fredericksburg
Join Washington Heritage Museums at the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop on July 4th, 2024 as we celebrate our independence with a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Living historians will read this historic document live from the steps in front of this 18th-century building. This is a moving experience you won't want to miss!Event

Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Join Washington Heritage Museums at the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop on July 4th for a public reading of the Declaration of Independence.

July 4, 2024 | 11AM – 4PM | Fredericksburg
A wreath-laying ceremony will be held at 1:00 PM on May 27 at the Monument to Hugh Mercer on Washington Ave in downtown Fredericksburg. This event is free and open to the public.Event

Wreath Laying at the Hugh Mercer Monument

Stop by the Mary Washington House and enjoy games as they were in the 18th Century!

May 27, 2024 | 1PM | Fredericksburg
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From Surveyor to Patriot: The Story of George Washington & Fort Loudoun

This presentation shares the French and Indian War Foundation’s latest online exhibit, which tells the story of how George Washington came to Winchester, Virginia.

May 8, 2024 | 6PM | Virtual
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Liberty is Sweet: A Conversation with Woody Holton

Join Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patricia Miller in conversation with Woody Holton about his much-anticipated new book Liberty is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution. In this sweeping reassessment of the American …

October 29, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Zoom
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