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Living History: Election of George Washington
July 24 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Relive the 1758 election of Col. George Washington of the Virginia Regiment to the Virginia House of Burgesses from Frederick County!
This election was Washington’s first election to public office.
Visitors are encouraged to participate in the re-enactment as voters in the election at the very site where the election was held in 1758. Be a part of history, Vote for George.
Master brewer Tim Arndt has re-created a beer from an original recipe of Washington’s to be served at the event.
The event will be held July 24 from 5 pm to 9 pm on the grounds of the Old Court House on the Loudoun Street Mall in Winchester, VA. The event is free to the public.
The event is being co-sponsored by the French & Indian War Foundation of Winchester, VA, and the Virginia Beer Museum of Front Royal, VA.