Vote for George!

Vote for George!

NPS

April 26 to May 21, 2012

George Washington was inaugurated as the first U.S. president at Federal Hall on April 30, 1789. Help us compete to win part of a $3 million preservation grant to help restore George's statue and Federal Hall.

Place your vote at: partnersinpreservation.com or visit us and vote in person. Visitors are also welcome to attend a wide range of free programs that are being offered. Re-enactor performances and lectures will be held in the second floor conference room. Fife and drum performances will occur on May 5 & 6. The Presidential Reading Hour will be in the main floor rotunda. As always, Junior Ranger Programs will be available.

Saturday, May 5, 2012:

10:00- 11:00 am- George and Martha Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson re-enactor 'meet and greet'.

11:00 am-Martha Washington presentation.

1:00pm- Adams-Jefferson debate.

2:00 pm- Author Mike Wallace previews the sequel to his book, 'Gotham'. Space is limited, RSVP to: events@nyharborparks.org

3:00 pm- Presidential Reading Hour for kids.

3:30 pm- George Washington presentation.

Sunday, May 6, 2012:

10:00- 11:00 am- George and Martha Washington, John and Abigail Adams, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson re-enactor 'meet and greet'.

12:00 pm- George Washington presentation.

2:00 pm-Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson debate .

3:00 pm- Presidential Reading Hour for kids. (Also on May 12 & 19 )

3:30 pm- John and Abigail Adams program.

Saturday, May 12, 2012:

2:00 pm- Associated Press Presidential Photographer lecture. Space is limited, RSVP to: events@nyharborparks.org.

Saturday, May 19, 2012:

2:00 pm- Author lecture with Barnet Schecter. Space is limited, RSVP to: events@nyharborparks.org.

Last updated: April 26, 2012

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