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George Washington and the Building of a Capital City: A Lesson in Leadership, February 17, 2021

George Washington and the Building of a Capital City: A Lesson in Leadership

Evening Program

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 6:45 p.m. ET
Code: 1K0070
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Changing City: Tobacco, Transportation & Georgetown - youth program

Changing City: Tobacco, Transportation & Georgetown

January 28, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Virtual program
  • Recommended grades: 3-5
  • Tickets: Free

Delve into the founding of Washington DC through the port of Georgetown and its undeniable ties to the tobacco industry. Using primary sources, uncover the links between the tobacco trade, money, city growth, and enslavement in this urban setting.