Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh, has announced that their annual George Washington’s Birthday Celebration will be held virtually this year, on February 13th, 14th and 15th.
The celebration will begin on Saturday, Februay 13th at 1 pm, with After Yorktown: Path to Newburgh. In this event, attendees will hear about the time after the Siege at Yorktown, and learn why General Washington came back to the Hudson Valley and the importance of what took place at Headquarters Newburgh. At 6 pm Balladeer Thad McGregor will offer musical entertainment including fan-favorite, Limberjack Jim.
Sunday’s events will begin at 1 pm with An Afternoon with George & Martha, where attendees can enjoy a Valentine’s Day live visit with George & Martha Washington. Preregistration is required and can be completed by emailing email@example.com. At 6 pm listen to a 18th century concert with the Salmagundi Consort from the parlor of the Headquarters.
The celebration will end on Monday with The Washington Project: Covid Edition. Beginning at 1 pm, watch students from the Newburgh area present performance pieces featuring their own interpretations of Washington’s Headquarters and Revolutionary War history.
For more information about George Washington’s Birthday Celebration events, or about Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site call (845) 562-1195 or visit the Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site website.
Photo of George Washington’s Birthday Celebration provided.