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Upcoming Events

Ford Evening Book Talk: Matthew R. Costello

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

Mount Vernon welcomes author Matthew R. Costello to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book The Property of the Nation: George Washington's Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President on Thursday, April 16, 2020.

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The 2020 Michelle Smith Lecture Series: Lecture Two

Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership by Edward J. Larson

The 2020 Michelle Smith Lecture Series will include three presentations delivered by a cadre of outstanding authors over a period of three months. A reception and book signing will take place after each lecture. This series is supported by an endowment established by a generous grant from Robert H. and Clarice Smith.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Gabriel Paquette & Gonzalo Quintero

Mount Vernon welcomes Gabriel Paquette and Gonzalo Quintero to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss their book Spain and the American Revolution: New Approaches and Perspectives on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. 

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The 2020 Michelle Smith Lecture Series: Lecture Three

The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America by T.H. Breen

The 2020 Michelle Smith Lecture Series will include three presentations delivered by a cadre of outstanding authors over a period of three months. A reception and book signing will take place after each lecture. This series is supported by an endowment established by a generous grant from Robert H. and Clarice Smith.

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