Located in the center of Connecticut's largest historic district, the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum provides the quintessential New England experience.
Join us for a day-long conference offering a new perspective on the nation’s first president, George Washington, led by esteemed historians and scholars. Washington 2.0 Symposium – Understanding George Washington Through a Contemporary Lens will include a keynote address by Russell Shorto, author of the national bestseller The Island at the Center of the World, and presentations by Walt Woodward, Connecticut State Historian, Francis Coan, Tunxis Community College History Professor, and Jessie MacLeod, Associate Curator at Mount Vernon. Topics covered are Connecticut and the Revolution, How Troops Moved Logistically, Washington and Slavery, and Washington/Venture Smith.
Price includes continental breakfast, lunch, an informal tour of the Museum's three historic houses and exhibitions, and a wine and cheese reception.
The Washington 2.0 Symposium is sponsored in part by The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Connecticut.
Date & Time
Thu, May 19, 2022 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM