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A Hard Man:The Tougher Side of George Washington

Title:A Hard Man:The Tougher Side of George Washington
Date & Time:Thu Feb 20, 2014 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. (Map This)
Event Details:Lecture: “A Hard Man:” The Tougher Side of George Washington
A visitor at Monticello wrote that Thomas Jefferson declared that George Washington was a hard man who was brought up to rule and rule severely. This talk by Dr. Peter Henriques will examine the "tougher" side of George Washington and how this aspect of his personality was essential to his remarkable success as a leader. He was not a man to be trifled with. The talk will also focus on the tension that General Washington felt between justice and mercy and how he sought to resolve it. Doors open at 7, lecture begins at 7:30.
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4242
Fees:$12 per person or $10 for Society members and volunteers.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Adult, Gadsby's Tavern, Lecture, Museums, Old Town

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