Student groups age six through high school can, with advance notice, enjoy customized tours at Fredericksburg's historic sites. Hands-on and interactive programs are available at: Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop which presents a vivid interpretation of 18th and 19th century medicines and surgical procedures, including live leeches. Rising Sun Tavern presents a lively interpretation from the tavern wench, an indentured servant. Kenmore programs: Revolutionary Perspectives: Difficult Choices/Life Changing Decisions or A Bird's-eye View of the 18th Century. Ferry Farm programs: George Washington:Boy Before Legend; First Americans or It's a Grand Old Flag. For more info on Kenmore's and Ferry Farm's programs go to www.kenmore.org.
At the Fredericksburg Area Museum choose from four programs: The Powhatan People; Life in a Port Town; The American Civil War or A Constitutional Crisis. For information on each of these programs please go to www.famcc.org.
The James Monroe Museum takes you on an interactive journey to help you understand the life of James Monroe, our fifth President. For more information please visit www.umw.edu/jamesmonroemuseum.