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Ask the Founding Fathers

Tue, 01/17/2012

For Immediate Release
January 17, 2012
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Media Contact:
Melissa Wood (703) 799-5203
mwood@mountvernon.org

Ask the Founding Fathers

Free Program Featuring Special Re-enactors on February 10 & 11

Mount Vernon, VA – George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon, invites the public to have “A Conversation with George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson” on February 10 at 7 p.m. at the University of Nevada-Reno’s Davidson Mathematics and Science Center, Room 110. This FREE program will be moderated by Dr. Scott Casper of the University of Nevada – Reno. Participants will hear the perspectives of the individual founders and then participate in a moderated question and answer format focusing on the issues that shaped and divided our nation and continue to impact our country today. This free program is presented by Mount Vernon’s Nevada George Washington Teaching Ambassador Program and is made possible through the generous support of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and Nevada Humanities.

FREE Program for Teachers

Mount Vernon offers a special teachers workshop featuring the “A Conversation with George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson” program on February 11 from 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the University of Nevada-Reno, Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.  Participants will hear the perspectives of the individual founders and then participate in a moderated question and answer focusing on the issues that shaped and divided our nation and continue to impact our country today.

This free program is presented through the Nevada George Washington Teaching Ambassador Program and George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, and Gardens through the generous support of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and Nevada Humanities. To register e-mail  Cplummer@mountvernon.org, Fax:  775-273-2163 Mail:  Cindy Plummer, P.O. Box 990, Lovelock, NV  89419 (Registration information must include name, school, school address, grade level, phone number, and email.)
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