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Washington College

Washington College is a private, independent liberal arts college located on a 112-acre campus in Chestertown, Maryland, on the Eastern Shore. Maryland granted Washington College its charter in 1782. George Washington supported the founding of the college by consenting to have the "College at Chester" named in his honor, through generous financial support, and through service on the college's Board of Visitors and Governors. Wikipedia*

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Washington College has hosted 8 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1998 Speech. The year with the most events was 1999 with three events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2015 with an average of 5,369 views per video. Most appearances with James G. Basker (2), Adam Goodheart (2). Most common tags: Early American History (1600-1850), Colleges & Universities, Commencement.

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    Hugh Gallagher explained his book Nothing to Fear: FDR in Photographs, published by Vandamere Press. Mr. Gallagher read a…

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    Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic

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