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Saturday, September 21, 2013

George Washington visits Plainfield Sunday

George Washington will visit the Drake House on Sunday.

Gen. George Washington will visit Plainfield's Drake House Museum this Sunday afternoon to speak to visitors on the Revolutionary War in New Jersey.

The Drake House figured in the Revolution as Washington's headquarters during the 1777 Battle of the Short Hills.

Washington will be portrayed by actor David Emerson.

The program inaugurates the Drake House's new exhibit 'George Washington at the Drake House' which will be on display through November.

The program begins a 2:00 PM in the Ballroom Gallery. The program is free and open to the public Light refreshments will be served.

The Drake House Museum is at 602 West Front Street, at the foot of Plainfield Avenue. Parking available on site and on Geraud Avenue.

-- Dan Damon [follow]

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