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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, May 19, 2012:
2:00 pm- Author lecture with Barnet Schecter. Space is limited, RSVP to: email@example.com.