Washington's Birthday Open House

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Repeats every day until Mon Feb 18 2019.
Saturday, February 16, 2019 Various times
Sunday, February 17, 2019 Various times
Monday, February 18, 2019 Various times
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Celebrate George Washington’s birthday and Presidents’ Day at Fraunces Tavern Museum with a visit to the Scott Gallery, featuring the A Stoic Countenance: Portraits of George Washington exhibition. Then, head up to the McEntee Gallery to sneak a peek at a lock of Washington's hair and a fragment of his tooth!

Guided Tours are FREE with regular Museum admission:

Saturday, Feb. 23
1pm & 2pm - Fighting for Freedom
From battles to espionage, and harrowing tales of escape, this tour emphasizes the fact that African Americans, both enslaved and free, were present, active, and of critical importance in the American Revolution

Sunday, February 24
1pm & 2pm Fighting for Freedom
3pm - Museum Tour

Did you know? ~ George Washington was born on February 11, 1731. At that time, North America was following the Julian Calendar. However, in 1752 Britain and its colonies adopted the Gregorian Calendar, which had an eleven day difference to accommodate leap years. Therefore, George Washington's birthday is now recognized as February 22, 1732.

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Fraunces Tavern
54 Pearl St
10004 New York , NY 40° 42' 12.1716" N, 74° 0' 40.8672" W
New York
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