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    Beginning of the Revolutionary War

    J.L. Bell talked about his book, The Road to Concord: How Four Stolen Cannon Ignited the Revolutionary War. He spoke about events dating back to September 1774, including the Patriot plot…

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    Gilded Age Estates

    Stephen Moskey talked about the lives of Larz and Isabel Anderson, wealthy American socialites who owned multiple East Coast estates during the Gilded Age. Mr. Moskey is the author of Larz…

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    American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South

    Carl Borick talked about his book, Relieve Us of This Burthen: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South, 1780-1782, about the Revolutionary War period when British forces most…

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    Print Images of George Washington

    Wendy Wick Reaves talked about 18th century print images of General George Washington. She explored the lesser known, and less accurate, depictions of General Washington that circulated…

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    March to Yorktown

    Robert Selig talked about the routes taken by American soldiers under George Washington and French forces under Comte de Rochambeau, to Yorktown, Virginia, where in 1781 they defeated the…

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    French Experience During the American Revolution

    Rachel Jirka talked about the experiences of the French army during the American Revolution. She presented evidence from two manuscript narratives of French soldiers who marched from…

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    Gilded Age and American Renaissance Palaces

    Richard Guy Wilson talked about the design of extravagant homes built between the Civil War and World War I, focusing on houses located in Newport, Rhode Island, and Washington, D.C.

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    History of Dupont Circle

    Stephen Hansen talked about the history of Dupont Circle, one of Washington, D.C.'s, most famous neighborhoods. Mr. Hansen spoke about how and why wealthy, fashionable families and couples…

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    American Revolution in the Caribbean

    Andrew O’Shaughnessy talked about the British colonies in the Caribbean during the American Revolution and their importance to the outcome of the war, even though they did not take up arms…

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    Naval Warfare in the American Revolution

    Dennis Conrad talked about America’s naval heritage and the changes in the nature of naval warfare during the American Revolution. Mr. Conrad also described how ships from the colonies,…

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    Technology in Gilded Age Homes

    Patrick Sheary, curator of furnishings at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum, talked about technology in Gilded Age homes, including electric lighting, telephones, and…

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    The Imperial Season

    Historian William Seale talked about his book, The Imperial Season: America’s Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors, 1893-1918, in which he examines America’s entry onto the world stage and it’s…

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    Society of the Cincinnati Tour

    Ms. Powers discussed the origin of the Society of the Cincinnati and toured the headquarters of the society. She also spoke of the museum and research library located at the headquarters,…

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    Children's Book Exhibit

    Scenes were shown of the Revolutionary War children’s books exhibit at the Society of the Cincinnati.

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