Before They Were Americans: A Prologue to the Revolutionary War

  • Sep 28, 2019
  • Phone:
  • 7037464242
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  • Times:
  • From: 08:30 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Price:
  • $60/$50 for OHA members and students; tickets available online at www/shop.alexandriava.gov/events
  • Details

    In preparation for the 250th anniversary of 1776, explore the complexity, challenges, and uncertainties of early America with public historians during a one-day symposium presented by Gadsby's Tavern Museum in partnership with Emerging Revolutionary War.

    The program includes the following speakers/topics and will conclude with a happy hour at Gadsby's Tavern Museum:

    Dr. Peter Henriques, "George Washington: From British Subject to American Rebel"; Phillip Greenwalt, "'I Wish This Cursed Place Was Burned': Boston and the Road to Revolution"; Katherine Gruber, " A Tailor-Made Revolution: Clothing William Carlin's Alexandria"; William Griffith, "A Proud, Indolent, Ignorant, Self-sufficient Set: The Colonists' Emergence as a Fighting Force in the French and Indian War"; Stephanie Seal Walters, "Smallpox to Revolution". 

    Please note that the symposium portion of the program will take place at the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington Street, Alexandria.

     

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Before They Were Americans: A Prologue to the Revolutionary War
  • September 28, 2019 to September 28, 2019
  • Alexandria's History Museum at The Lyceum
  • $60/$50 for OHA members and students; tickets available online at www/shop.alexandriava.gov/events