The 285th anniversary of the birth of our distinguished Brother and our nation’s’ first President will be observed at the George Washington Headquarters site at Tappan, NY in the Carriage House on the grounds of the DeWint House on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM. All Brethren, family and fiends are invited to participate. Here are the details:

DATE: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
(SNOW DATE IS SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH )

BRUNCH at 11:00 AM at the CASA MIA MANOR HOUSE – 577 Route 303, Blauvelt, NY. Pre-paid advance reservations required. Price is $37.50 per person, Checks must be made payable to Grand Lodge o The State off New York and mailed to W:. Ken Merring, One Amhurst Road, New City, NY 10956 PLEASE BE SURE YOUR NAME AND CONTACT INFO IS ON THE CHECK ! phone (845) 352 – 1310 : e-mail kenmerring@optonline.net

GEORGE WASHINGTON BIRTHDAY PROGRAM STARTS at 1:00 PM .at the Carriage House, on the grounds of the DeWint House, George Washington Headquarters National Historic Site, 20 Livingston Street, Tappan, NY The program will feature a new play and reenactment by Messers Sean Brady and Gary Petagine of an historic event sure to capture your imagination and interest,”Captor in Question.” Everyone is invited to this affair. Bring your families and friends. We always try to promote this beautiful site.

Anyone interested in the history of our country, this site had a part in that formation. If you have never been there, now is the time to do it, see the beautiful grounds and walk in the footsteps of George Washington and his troops. Honor the memory of our First President and Brother George Washington with your presence. Masons. The committee will be happy to show you to the interior of the DeWint House and the Carriage House, filled with artifacts from the Colonial Era. This is a site that as a Mason will fill you with much pride as a member of this Fraternity.

The DeWint House Driving Directions From Exit 5 of the Palisades Interstate Parkway take Route 303 South. At the second light, turn right onto Oak Tree Road. Go one block to Livingston Avenue and turn left. The first driveway on the right is the entrance to the DeWint House. Free parking is available on the grounds. > From New York City George Washington Bridge upper level to Palisades Interstate Parkway North to Exit 5-S (Rte. 303 South, Tappan). At 2nd light turn right unto Oak Tree Road. Go one block to Livingston Avenue and turn left. The driveway is on the right. > From the North and West New York Thruway (I-87) south to the Palisades Interstate Parkway, Exit 5-S. Follow directions above. > From Routes I-80 and 4 Garden State Parkway North to the New York State Thruway. East on Thruway to the Palisades Interstate Parkway. Exit 5-S and follow directions above.

THE CASA MIA MANOR HOUSE IS LOCATED OFF EXIT 6 EAST ON THE PALISADES INTERSTATE PARKWAY. Proceed east off hte PIP to Route 303. Make a left on Route 303 (North) and proceed to Route 303 … about a mile on your right. Ample free parking

For further information regarding the Program, contact RW Louis M. Irizarry, II (914-714-9572) or ATHELSTANIAN839@YAHOO.COM For further information regarding the George Washington Historic Site Contact W Harold W. Jones, Superintendent (845) 359 – 1359 For Further information regarding the luncheon: Contact W:. Ken Merring, (845) 352-1310.