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Lecture: George Washington’s Tomb

Title:Lecture: George Washington’s Tomb
Date & Time:Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. (Map This)
Event Details:Join Matthew Costello, Senior Historian of the White House Historical Society, as he shares from his new book The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President. He traces the shift of America’s attention from the official days of commemoration around Washington’s death to spontaneous visits by citizens through the story of his tomb. This history reflects the building of a memory of America’s first president—of, by, and for the American people. Book signing after lecture.
Fees:$12 per person, $10 GTMS/Volunteer
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Gadsby's Tavern

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