Join George Washington's Mount Vernon and the Rhode Island Historical Society for a FREE one-day workshop in Providence, Rhode Island. Educators teaching the American Revolution and the Founding Era will explore the unique role Rhode Island played in these formative events in the history of the United States. Tours and hands-on workshops will introduce direct classroom application opportunities and bring to life historical characters of the 18th century such as George Washington and John Brown. Dr. Denver Brunsman, Associate Professor of History at The George Washington University will serve as the Washington scholar for this workshop.
PLEASE NOTE: Payment for participation is available for the first 20 registrants.
||LECTURE: George Washington, Rhode Island, and the American Revolution
||Walking Tour of Revolutionary War Sites in Providence, Rhode Island
||LECTURE: Rhode Island's Role in the Ratification of the Constitution
||Lunch (Provided) and Exploration of Digital Resources
||Tour of the John Brown House
||Primary Source Workshop