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Please join us for lunch and compelling discussion with a member of our 2014-2015 class of fellows, as he presents his findings and research at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.






David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall, Fred W. Smith National Library 3600 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121

On September 2, 2015 Library fellow Dana John Stefanelli will discuss the results of his research topic, "Building America’s Capital: George Washington’s City and the Economic Development of the United States."

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Dana John Stefanelli

Stefanelli completed his Ph.D. at the University of Virginia. His research studies the difficult process of creating a center city and central government capable of determining national economic policy for a republic born in rebellion against the commercial and fiscal authority of the old imperial center.


Attendees should park in Mount Vernon visitor parking lots and enter the library campus via the pedestrian gate near the 4-way stop.