George Washington's Ferry Farm, Fredericksburg

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  • If you are interested in following the life of George Washington, then his boyhood home at Ferry Farm is essential. The tour of the home was very interesting. Make sure to walk behind the house to...  more »
  • If you are up early and need something to do before fireworks come here. They have family friendly events for young children during special events for 4th of July. Staff is in colonial attire and it.....  more »
  • Above ground nothing remains from whatever structures were present in the 1700s. Even the river has migrated away from the course it used to run, which was much closer to the family home. But the organization now running the farm has had good success in piecing the past back together. Last year they finished a reconstruction of the family home, in its original location. (There’s a small opening, inside one of the walls, where you can peer down to the home’s original stone foundation.) Certainly worth visiting if you're in the area.
  • I would recommend visiting this historic site! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and she did an awesome job! Thank you for all you do in preserving our history.

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