On September 27 at 7 p.m., Edward G. Lengel will deliver a Virginia Historical Society/George Mason University History Department 2016 NoVA Banner Lecture at the Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center in Farifax, Virginia, entitled “First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His—and the Nation’s—Prosperity.”
This is a two-part class taught by Robert Dunkerly. Class one will take place on Thursday, September 22, and class two on Thursday, September 29. Learn about the political, social, military, and economic facets of the Revolutionary War.
On October 12 at 5:30 p.m., Michael D. Gorman will deliver a Banner Lecture entitled “‘A Manner Which Would Not Have Been Permitted Towards Slaves’: Race, Reconstruction, and Memory in Postwar Richmond.”
Free to Founders and Council Members; $18 to Members
On October 19 at 5:30 p.m., Nathaniel Philbrick will deliver the J. Harvie Wilkinson, Jr. Lecture entitled “Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution.”