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March 2024

Lecture—At War, At Sea: The Legacy of James Forten as a Revolutionary War Veteran

March 5, 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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In February 2023, the Museum of the American Revolution opened the acclaimed special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. The exhibition introduced visitors to three generations of the family of James Forten (1766-1842), a free Black Revolutionary War veteran and sailmaker, as they battled slavery and defended freedom in the early United States. Matthew Skic, curator of exhibitions at the Museum of the American Revolution, will tell the story of the research behind Black Founders by highlighting the…

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Art in Bloom DC 2024

March 14, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - March 17, 2024 @ 4:00 pm
Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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Art in Bloom DC returns to Anderson House for a fourth time on March 14-17! This popular event fills our historic headquarters with dozens of floral arrangements inspired by the art and architecture of Anderson House. Art in Bloom provides a unique opportunity in the nation’s capital to stroll through the museum at your own pace, viewing interpretations of specific artworks, furnishings and architectural details rendered in a floral medium by some of Washington’s most creative and innovative floral designs.…

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Lecture—The Marquis de Lafayette and his Farewell Tour

March 27, 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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In 1824-1825, the marquis de Lafayette embarked on a tour of the United States, returning for a final time to the country he helped establish and whose democratic experiment he saw as a model for the rest of the world. Throughout his thirteen-month tour, he visited all twenty-four states of the union, where he was celebrated in each city and town with processions, banquets and receptions, worship services, and visits to important sites. Join historian Alan Hoffman, president of the…

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April 2024

Dinner and Lecture – “The Fortunes of War Have Made Me Your Prisoner”: British Blunders and the Prelude to Saratoga

April 12, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
The Inn at Saratoga Springs, 231 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 United States
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This dinner and lecture at the Inn at Saratoga, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., kicks off the Institute’s next two-day battlefield tour experience exploring a significant turning point of the American Revolution: the Battle of Saratoga. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with cocktails that will be available through a cash bar, followed by a buffet style dinner. Following the evening's meal, a lecture given by the Institute’s historical programs manager, Andrew Outten, will discuss the campaigns of 1777, political and…

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Battlefield Tour – The Battle of Saratoga

April 13, 2024 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saratoga National Historical Park, 648 NY-32
Stillwater, NY 12170 United States
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Registration for Saturday's day-long guided bus tour is currently sold out. Tickets for the Friday evening dinner and lecture are still available. To be placed on our waiting list for Saturday's battlefield tour, please email the Institute's historical programs manager, Andrew Outten (aoutten@societyofthecincinnati.org), to be notified of any open spots that become available. The waiting list will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis. Join us in New York as we explore a critical turning point of the American Revolution:…

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