Lecture: George Washington, America's Foremost Entrepreneur

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    Using George Washington's extensive but often overlooked financial papers, Edward G. Lengel, Chief Historian of the White House Historical Association, chronicles the fascinating and inspiring story of how this self-educated man built the Mount Vernon estate into a vast enterprise and prudently managed meager resources to win the war of independence. Lengel's book, "First Entrepreneur" will transform how Americans think about Washington and how his success in commercial enterprise influenced and guided the emerging nation.

  • Feb 22, 2017
  • Phone:
  • 703-746-4242
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  • Times:
  • 07:30 -8:30 PM
  • Price:
  • $12 per person, $10 for Gadsby's Tavern Society members and volunteers. Tickets available online at www.Alexandriava.gov/Shop
  • Details

    Using George Washington's extensive but often overlooked financial papers, Edward G. Lengel, Chief Historian of the White House Historical Association, chronicles the fascinating and inspiring story of how this self-educated man built the Mount Vernon estate into a vast enterprise and prudently managed meager resources to win the war of independence. Lengel's book, "First Entrepreneur" will transform how Americans think about Washington and how his success in commercial enterprise influenced and guided the emerging nation.

Lecture: George Washington, America's Foremost Entrepreneur
  • February 22, 2017 to February 22, 2017
  • Gadsby's Tavern Museum
  • $12 per person, $10 for Gadsby's Tavern Society members and volunteers. Tickets available online at www.Alexandriava.gov/Shop