National Road Festival Returns to Washington, PA

After a near 30 year absence from downtown Washington, the National Road Festival has new nrhc logoreturned with 2 days of exciting events for the whole family. The events will take place in 9 different locations throughout town on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 from 10am – 5pm (note: the antiques market will open at 9am).  For more information please contact the Washington County Historical Society at 724-225-6740.                                                                    The events include:

Main Street Pavillion – Food and Modern Craft Vendors                                                                    The David Bradford House – 18th Century Heritage Demonstrators, Children’s Activities, and Guided House tours                                                                                                                                  The Washington Winery – Sangria Slushies and Grilling                                                                       The Julius LeMoyne House – National Road Antiques Market -featuring some of the region’s best antiques dealers                                                                                                                                     The Francis LeMoyne House – Self-Guided House Tours                                                           Madeleiene’s Garden at the Francis LeMoyne House – 18th Century Artisans and Vendors     Washington County History and Landmarks – Walking Architectural Tours of structures along the National Road in Downtown Washington                                                                     Pennsylvania Trolley Museum – Architectural Tours of the Washington County Courthouse and a display entitled Trolleys on the National Road                                                                      Washington County Frontier History Center – 18th and 19th Century Reenactors including interpreters of French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, and Civil War soldiers

Sponsoring organizations: Washington County Historical Society, Bradford House Historical Association, The Washington Winery, Washington Business District Authority, Washington County History and Landmarks, and the National Road Heritage Corridor.

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