From March 12th to May 21st, the Ford Mansion, Washington's Headquarters Museum, Jockey Hollow Visitor Center and Wick House will be closed on Wednesdays. This does not effect confirmed school groups. All park grounds will remain open. More »
Junior Ranger Day 2014, Saturday April 26th
Special Junior Ranger Day Ranger Programs
Must Weft to Weave - One must weft a loom to pass a shuttle through the shed. Confused? Join a Park Ranger at the Wick House for this hands-on demonstration and learn the basics of weaving. 1:30pm to 4:00pm at the Wick House.
Meet a Soldier - What was the life of a Continental Soldier like? What equipment did they carry? Meet a Soldier in the Continental Army at the Soldiers Huts and find out about his equipment and lifestyle. 1:30pm to 4:00pm at the Soldiers Huts.
JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAM
Complete and present the handbook to a park ranger at Jockey Hollow or Washington's Headquarters and receive your Junior Ranger badge for a job well done. For more information, please visit Be A Junior Ranger
Web Ranger Program
Did You Know?
George Washington lost his first tooth at 22. Over the next 35 years he lost all but one of the rest of his teeth. Dentures made for him were carved from hippopotamus, walrus, or elephant ivory or other teeth. Washington was buried wearing dentures made by dentist John Greenwood.