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Presidents in Residence: February School Vacation Week

Living History Days at N-YHS
Presidents in Residence: February School Vacation Week
Sat, February 15th, 2014 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, February 15 – Sunday February 23

Presidential Scavenger Hunt, 10 am–6 pm, daily.

Abraham Lincoln Family Quiz, 2 pm, daily.

Vote for Me! Election Button Making, 1–3 pm, daily.

Families explore, learn, and compete together in these presidential family programs. Can you find George Washington's camp bed? Search for presidential clues on the whole-museum scavenger hunt. Create an election slogan to print onto your own election button. And take part in the family Abraham Lincoln quiz, with questions for children, teens, and adults. (Was he the first president to have a beard? What was the name of the theater where Lincoln was shot?). Prizes for participation and for winning. Ages 4 and up.

Creative: Tronvig Group