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Presidents' Day

February 19, 2018


Join us for a special Family Day honoring our nation’s presidents. Explore an original letter written by George Washington to the Jewish community (on view at the Museum) and write your own letter to the first president at the Freedom Family Presidential Corner. You might meet George Washington himself — he promised to stop by and say hello.

All Day

George Washington LetterFourth Floor
Don't miss! The original 1790 letter from President Washington to the Hebrew Congregation of Rhode Island promising religious liberty to all.

Family Presidential NookFourth Floor
Play zone, story times, arts & crafts, quill pen letter writing, and more!

10:00 am — 12:15 pm

Sensory Friendly Access Program3rd floor
Sensory friendly and accessible programing in partnership with Whole Community Inclusion / JCHAI:
10:00 am - 11:15 am - Activities geared more towards young children and families;
10:45 am - 12:15 pm - Activities geared more towards teans and adults.

11:00 am  3:00 pm

George Washington ImpersonatorThroughout the Museum
Meet a costumed interpreter portraying the nation's first president.

11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm

Docent-Led Talks4th floor American Revolution Gallery
Learn about George Washington's letter to the Hebrew Congregation to Rhode Island, where he promises religious liberty to all

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