Have tea with Dolley Madison

by | Jul 3, 2017 | History

Saturday, July 15 – Tea with Dolley Madison – Rising Sun Tavern, 1:00 to 3:00 pm
1304 Caroline Street, 540-371-1494

Don your best hat and summer frock and join Dolley Madison at the Tavern for a Summer Ladies’ Tea. Enjoy refreshing and unique iced teas and scrumptious treats in our tented garden! Hear Mrs. Madison talk about 1817 fashion and society. Mrs. Madison is newly retired from Washington social duties and happy to talk about her time in the Executive Mansion.

Reservations are required by calling, or emailing, the Rising Sun Tavern by July 12. Cost is $20 for members and $35 for the public, $30 in advance if paid by July 12. 540-371-1494 or [email protected]

For more information about the Washington Heritage Museums, please visit: https://www.washingtonheritagemuseums.org/

For additional photos or more information, please email Anne Darron at [email protected]

Ongoing through Labor Day –
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop – 1020 Caroline Street
Mary Washington House – 1200 Charles Street
Rising Sun Tavern – 1304 Caroline Street
All Washington Heritage Museums’ sites are participating in Blue Star Museums. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. More information may be found at https://www.arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums#!VA.

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