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Give your young historian the gift of authentic games & activities this summer! 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.

Programs will be held at a different historic site each night, including the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, the Rising Sun Tavern, the Mary Washington House, and the Mary Washington Monument. This a great chance for parents to relax and enjoy downtown Fredericksburg!

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.
Accompanying Programming

Virginia’s Presidents: A History & Guide by Heather S. Cole
Thursday, May 2
 | 10:00 AM

Games in the Garden
Saturday, May 11
 | 11:00 AM

Wreath Laying at the Hugh Mercer Monument
Monday, May 27
 | 1:00 PM

Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence
Thursday, July 4
 | 11:00 AM

Family Fun & Stories at the Rising Sun Tavern Museum
Thursday, July 4
 | 12:00 PM

Wreath Laying & Reception at the Mary Washington Monument
Saturday, August 24
 | 7:00 PM

Mary’s Ribbons Project at the Mary Washington House
October 1-31 | Tour Hours

Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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