The Library frequently hosts a variety of dynamic events, welcoming established scholars, leaders, and experts from numerous fields.



Upcoming Events

The 2017 Mount Vernon Symposium

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Join leading gardeners, historians, horticulturalists, archaeologists, and preservationists as they reconsider the importance of gardening, landscapes, and design in early America.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Matthew Mason

Mount Vernon welcomes author Matthew Mason to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Apostle of Union: A Political Biography of Edward Everett on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Larrie D. Ferreiro

Mount Vernon welcomes author Larrie D. Ferreiro to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Philip G. Smucker

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

Mount Vernon welcomes author Philip G. Smucker to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Riding with George: Sportsmanship and Chivalry in the Making of America's First President on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. 

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Lunch and Fellowship with David Flaherty

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Please join us for lunch and compelling discussion with a member of the Washington Library's 2016-17 class of research fellows as he discusses his research topic, Envisioning the British Atlantic: Strategies for Settlement and Sovereignty on the North American Caribbean Frontiers, 1700-1763. A boxed lunch will be provided.

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