Celebrating today at a local treasure and National Historic Landmark, Fort Roberdeau! The Fort celebrated 40 years today and the park was filled with guests. The celebration tent was filled with costumed interpreters and local dignitaries as well as many visiting guests. So good to hear of the future plans and programs!
Many demonstrating artists and Folk tradesman were on hand to explain and share the "tools of the trade" during the 1780's. Among them was this display featuring looms, brooms and the seeds, plants and gourds used to create with.
Young visitors were able to try their hand at Paper Quilling in the Farmhouse and also learned about the clothing styles and purposes during the 1780's.
The garden was in perfect shape for the activities of the day!
The official celebration to honor the 40th Birthday included a visit from George and Martha Washington, direct from Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA. Find our more on their website: Fort Roberdeau