Event Detail

Event Detail

The Origins of the Revolution:

The Origins of the Revolution:

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To mark the 250th anniversary of the Fairfax Resolves, a central document in the coming of the American Revolution co-authored by George Mason and George Washington, join emerging and leading historians for a two-day conference this July 24th and 25th which will examine the origins and causes of the War for American Independence. George Mason’s Gunston Hall, the George Washington Presidential Library and the David Center for the American Revolution at the American Philosophical Society are co-hosting this conference that explores the origins of the Revolutionary War with a particular attention paid to the Fairfax Resolves. The July 24th Keynote Discussion and Plenary Session will be held at Gunston Hall and the sessions of July 25th to be held at the George Washington Presidential Library.

The conference is both in-person and virtual. For more information and to purchase tickets, please go to: https://www.mountvernon.org/plan-your-visit/calendar/events/the-origins-of-the-revolution-250th-anniversary-of-the-fairfax-resolves/

COST:
In-Person $50, Includes all Lectures, Meals, and Receptions

Virtual: $10 available till September 1

Details

July 24, 2024 - July 25, 2024
7:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairfax County

George Mason
10709 Gunston Road
Lorton , VA 22079

Category: Lecture/Seminar
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