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Revolutionary War Symposium

Title:Revolutionary War Symposium
Date & Time:Sat Sep 24, 2022 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
201 S. Washington St.
Event Details:Historic Alexandria strives to use history to spark curiosity & reflection. As we approach the upcoming 250th anniversary of our nation, examining our American Experiment is key. Explore topics with public historians during a one-day symposium in partnership with Emerging Revolutionary War. The American Revolution created waves across the world with its lasting impacts felt even today. This symposium will study the effects of this revolution that transformed governments and the governed across the globe.

It will be held at the Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum (201 S. Washington Street) on Saturday, September 24, 2022. The schedule of the day is below:
• 8:30 Coffee & Light Breakfast at the Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum
• 9:00 Speakers
• 12:00 - 1:30 Lunch on your own in Old Town Alexandria
• 1:30 Speakers
• 5:00- 7:00 Happy Hour at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum (134 N. Royal Street)

• Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky: “Peace and Inviolable Faith with All Nations: John Adams, Independence, and the Quest for Neutrality”
• Norman Desmarais: “Reevaluating Our French Allies: A New Look at Popular Assumptions of the French Army through the Diary of Count de Lauberdiere”
• Kate Gruber: "A Retrospective Revolution: England's Long 17th Century and the Coming of Revolution in Virginia"
• Scott Stroh: “George Mason’s Declaration of Rights and Their Global Impact”
• Eric Sterner: "Britain, Russia, and the American War”
Fees:$60 per person, $50 OHA Members & Students. $30 Virtual only. Reservations can be made online
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Gadsby's Tavern, Lecture, Lyceum, Museums, Old Town

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