Distinguished Scholar Lecture – George Washington’s Journey: The President Forges a New Nation

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The Distinguished Scholar Lecture series returns with a free lecture from T.H. Breen, a leading expert on the American Revolution.

When George Washington left Mount Vernon in 1789 to assume the presidency of the United States, neither he nor the American people knew how the leader of the country was supposed to act. As he observed, “I walk on untrodden ground.” Discover the creative conversations with “the people” that led Washington to visit all thirteen states—and as a result to forever transform how American presidents interact with the people who elect them.

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Monday, April 20th | 5:30 – 6:30 PM | No Charge (space is available on a first come, first serve basis)

DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum Hennage Auditorium