Gunston Hall

Declaration Day
Celebrating George Mason and the Virginia Declaration of Rights

June 10, 2017George Mason Day
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Join Gunston Hall for a historic event commemorating the anniversary of the ratification of the Virginia Declaration of Rights! The day will begin with a special naturalization ceremony followed by an afternoon of fun and educational activities for all ages. Converse with living history interpreters, immerse yourself in 18th-century Virginia, and explore George Mason’s ideas and legacy.

Schedule of Events
9:30 a.m. Activities and crafts begin in the Visitor Center and on the grounds.
11 a.m. Special Naturalization Ceremony
In front of the Mansion
12 p.m. Reception
In front of the Mansion
12 p.m. Activities and crafts resume in the Visitor Center and on the grounds.
12:30 p.m. George Mason and His Legacy, a museum theater performance. 
Begins under the oak tree by the Mansion
1:30 p.m. A Discussion of Rights with Linda Monk
In the Ann Mason Room
1:30 p.m. George Mason and His Legacy, a museum theater performance. 
Begins under the oak tree by the Mansion
2:15 p.m. Wreath Laying in honor of George Mason
Departs from the Mansion steps
2:30 p.m. George Mason and His Legacy, a museum theater performance. 
Begins under the oak tree by the Mansion
2:45 p.m. A Discussion of Rights with Linda Monk
In the Ann Mason Room
3:30 p.m. Celebrate the Virginia Declaration of Rights' Birthday
Cake in the Ann Mason Room
3:30 p.m. George Mason and His Legacy, a museum theater performance. 
Begins under the oak tree by the Mansion

Guided tours will be available throughout the day. Food vendors will be on site . Admission for George Mason Day is complimentary.

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