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George Washington's Final Battle: The Epic Struggle to Build a Capital City and Nation

Feb 18 | Thu |


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Presented by Robert Watson*

Despite America’s newly won independence, a bitter dispute over whether to have a capital and where to locate it almost tore the young nation apart. In this lecture, Watson will discuss the pivotal role played by George Washington in the struggle over the placement of America’s capital.

This lecture will take place via Zoom. Registration ends at 3:30pm on the day of the lecture. Please select February 18 on the calendar to purchase your ticket.

Venue: Fraunces Tavern Museum

54 Pearl Street Map
212--42-5-1778