George Washington's Birthday Celebration

Morris-Jumel Mansion , Washington Heights Saturday February 23 2013 11:00 - 16:00
George Washington's Birthday Celebration
George Washington
The country’s first president was badass enough to (eventually) trounce the British during the Revolutionary War, yet slick enough to keep his hair well-powdered. The Morris-Jumel Mansion served as Washington’s headquarters for his first Revolutionary victory in 1776 (shortly before his retreat from NYC), so it’s fitting that the historic house would host Washington’s Birthday Celebration. Historical reenactors will educate you about the prez, then let you try on a tricorne yourself.


Venue name: Morris-Jumel Mansion
Address: Roger Morris Park, 65 Jumel Terr
New York

Cross street: between 160th and 162nd Sts
Opening hours: Tue–Fri 10am–4pm; Sat, Sun 10am–5pm
Transport: Subway: C to 163rd St–Amsterdam Ave
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