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Exhibition: Revolutionary Reflections: French Memories of the War for America

April 5 - October 27
Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington DC, DC 20008 United States
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Drawn from the Society's collections, along with loans from private collections, Revolutionary Reflections features the written reflections of eight French officers paired with life portraits of the writers and other artifacts that enrich our understanding of their experiences in America.

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12:30 pm

The 1786 Published Edition of the Marquis de Chastellux’s Account of His Travels

July 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington DC, DC 20008 United States
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Join Executive Director Jack Warren for a discussion of a treasure from our library — the 1786 published edition of the marquis de Chastellux’s account of his travels in America, which offers remarkable insights into how European intellectuals imagined the natural world at the end of the eighteenth century and how they related those ideas […]

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