Virtual Author’s Talk – Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth
August 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
In January 1785, a young African American woman named Elizabeth was put on board the Lucretia in New York Harbor, bound for Charleston, where she would be sold to her fifth master in just twenty-two years. Leaving behind a…
America’s First Veterans
November 8, 2019 - August 31, 2021
Our commitment to the veterans of our time is a legacy of the American Revolution and our commitment, two hundred years ago, to honor and care for America’s first veterans. Over a quarter of a million American men served…
Due to the public health emergency, Anderson House, our headquarters in Washington, D.C., remains temporarily closed to most activities.
Our library has reopened and is accepting research appointments. Tours of the mansion, on-site public programs, and in-person teacher workshops have not yet resumed.