Each year the George Washington Masonic Historic Site at Tappan Committee of our New York Grand Lodge marks the anniversary of the birth of our distinguished and revered Masonic Brother GEORGE WASHINGTON. Well known as our nation’s first President and founding father, his Excellency George Washington set a most noble example as President, military hero, commanding general, cherished Masonic Brother and leader in our gentle craft.  This year will mark the 286th anniversary of his birth on February 22, 1732. All remember the famous tribute rendered to him at his passing …

“FIRST IN WAR…FIRST IN PEACE…FIRST IN THE HEARTS OF HIS  COUNTRYMEN!”

You and your lady and your Masonic friends are cordially and fraternally invited to join us at our upcoming celebration of George Washington’s Birthday on the grounds of the DeWint House … the historic Washington Headquarters and Museum at Tappan, NY

Sunday, February 18th,  2018
(Snow date Sunday, February 25th, 2018)

Luncheon

GEORGE WASHINGTON HEADQUARTERS AND MUSEUM

The DeWint House, 20 Livingston Avenue, Tappan, NY [ directions ]
Luncheon will be available with pre-paid advance reservations at the nearby

MIA CUCCINA RESTAURANT … 135 E. Erie Street (off Route 303) [ directions ]
Blauvelt, NY  (opposite the Casa Mia Manor House).  Price is $25 per person, including gratuities.
Seating will begin at 11:00 AM

Please make check payable to GRAND LODGE OF NEW YORK.
Note cut off date … payment must be received no later than February 8, 2018

Mail to: KEN MERRING
One Amherst Road
New City, NY  10956

Again, we are sorry but no walk-ins can be accommodated at the luncheon.
Advanced paid reservation at $25 per person required.  No payments will be accepted at the door.

Birthday Celebration

The George Washington Birthday Celebration at George Washington Headquarters in Tappan will begin at 1:00 PM 

There is no charge for this event, however on–site parking and seating is limited.

This year there will be a special presentation of a new play featuring Messrs Sean Brady and Gary Petagine.  These educators and historians have visited us several time in the past and presented stirring dramas centered on the events preceding the Benedict Arnold – John Andre treason.  This play picks up on events following the Treason Trial.

Light refreshments will be served.

  • For further information regarding The DeWint House, please contact W:. Harold Jones, Resident Superintendent,  at (845) 359 – 1359
  • For further information regarding The George Washington Birthday Celebration at the DeWint House, please contact R:.W:. Louis M. IRIZARRY, Chairman at (914) 714 – 9372
  • For further information regarding the luncheon, please contact W:. Ken Merring, (845) 352 – 1310     (e-mail:  kenmerring@optonline.net)
  • More complete driving instruction and further details regarding the DeWint House can be found at the DeWint House site:  dewinthouse.com