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Culpeper Walks – George Washington’s Culpeper

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Before George Washington became America’s first great general and president he was a surveyor in Culpeper County. Washington became Culpeper County’s first surveyor at 17 years of age in 1749. Learn about how someone so young was able to become a county surveyor and about his first public position in Culpeper County. Learn about the many individuals in Culpeper who had connections with Washington from the county’s founding in 1749 until Washington’s death fifty years later. Join the museum for this walking tour of Washington’s sites and connections to Culpeper County in celebration of Culpeper County’s 275th birthday. Admission $12.50.