President Chester A. Arthur Birthday Party INVITATION

26 September 2019


President Chester A. Arthur Birthday Party INVITATION


A party commemorating the 190th birthday of Vermont-born President Chester A. Arthur will be held at the President Chester A. Arthur State Historic Site in Fairfield, Vermont, on Saturday, October 5th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The celebration is free and open to the public. Birthday cake will be served at 1:00 p.m.

Discover little-known facts about President Arthur by participating in the “Trail Treasure Hunt” laid out along the forest trails maintained by students and faculty from Fairfield Center School. Activities for children will include traditional 19th-century games, Chester Arthur paper dolls to cut out and decorate, and a not-so-traditional “Put Whiskers on President Arthur” competition. Party guests are asked to sign a giant birthday card. On display for this special day only will be several pieces of original ephemera related to Chester Arthur including a newly conserved Garfield-Arthur campaign poster.  Visitors may also view the permanent exhibit on President Chester Arthur’s life and political career.

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