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Educators in the New York area are invited to register for a FREE workshop co-hosted by the New York Historical Society and the George Washington Teacher Institute.

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New York Historical Society

Mapping the Revolution: George Washington and the Revolutionary War

The day-long workshop will examine George Washington’s pivotal role as commander in chief during the Revolutionary War through diverse primary sources such as maps, objects, and documents. Dr. William Fowler of Northeastern University will explore Washington’s leadership during the war while staff from the New York Historical Society will showcase their new exhibition, Mapping America’s Road from Revolution to Independence, and curriculum on the Battle of Brooklyn.


8:30am - 9:00am Coffee and Registration
9:00am-11:45am Content lecture with Dr. William Fowler and primary source workshops with Gilder Lehrman and Mount Vernon Staff
11:45am-12:30pm Lunch (provided by Mount Vernon)
12:30pm-3:15pm Exhibition Tour of Mapping American's Road from Revolution to Independence and overview of Battle of Brooklyn curriculum with New York Historical Society Education Staff 
3:30pm  Program concludes