Woolly Wilson, The Presidential Sheep

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The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum Presents: Woolly Wilson, The Presidential Sheep

Children’s exhibit opening

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum invites families and children of all ages to the unveiling of Woolly Wilson, The Presidential Sheep on March 5 from 11 AM- 3 PM. The permanent children’s exhibit which will be on display throughout the Museum, interprets the life and times of President Woodrow Wilson, Staunton’s Son.

The exhibit is a characterization of the sheep President Wilson used as the White House lawn maintenance during the War efforts in order to save money and man power; originally a flock of 12 sheep and 4 lambs, the flock grew to 48 at its peak. Endearingly named Woolly by WWPL Museum staff, Woolly will take children on an exploration of Wilson’s time as a young boy in Virginia, to the Governor of New Jersey, to ultimately his time as the 28th President of the United States. This will be the first exhibit specifically for children in the Woodrow Wilson Library Museum.

The event, which will run from 11 AM- 3 PM throughout the Museum grounds, is free. Games, Activities, and Sheep provided by Cross Creek Farm will round out this fun and educational filled day.

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum is located at 20 N. Coalter Street in Staunton. Additional parking will be available in the Market Street parking lot. For more information and updates on the event, visit woodrowwilson.org or follow Woolly on Twitter and Instagram @woolly_wilson.

An inclement weather date is planned for March 12.

Contact Information:
Bob Robinson, Marketing Manager
rrobinson@woodrowwilson.org
540- 885- 0897
20 N. Coalter Street
Staunton, VA

 

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