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George Washington was born 286 years ago. The Marblehead Museum threw him a party.

Natalia Grishin plays with a whirligig toy she made during the Washington's birthday celebration held at the Marblehead Museum. (Owen O'Rourke)
MARBLEHEAD — On the 286th anniversary of George Washington’s birth, the Marblehead Museum had its first celebration in honor of the first U.S. President, opening its doors for some arts and crafts, colonial games, and cupcakes and refreshments. As 2-year-old Fletcher Crandalo enjoyed a game of quoits — similar to horseshoes dating to colonial times…

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