Enjoy a traditional 18th-century seasonal celebration featuring the illumination of Palace Green and the surrounding buildings with candles and cressets. The spectacle will be accompanied by a narrative and the firing of muskets.
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Illumination of Palace Green
Visit with the Apothecary
Discover how much, and how little, medicine has changed since the time of George Washington. Limited seating.
The True Master
Meet Jane Vobe and Gowan Pamphlet, master and slave of the King's Arms Tavern, in 1772 - when a radical request could put both of their lives at stake.
Captives to Citizens
Discuss the 18th c. practice of captive taking, and subsequent adoption, in eastern woodland tribes – and the unique definitions of citizenship in these American Indian communities