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Collections Conversation: Dolley Madison and the War of 1812

Bring your bag lunch, and munch while learning some fascinating facts about items in the Dumbarton House Collection, or related to the house's history.

To commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, and Washington City's role in this historic event, please join us for a special Collections Conversation :

Dolley Madison and the War of 1812

presented by Karen L. Daly, Executive Director, Dumbarton House NSCDA

Wednesday, August 13 at 12:30p.m

Learn more about Dolley Madison's exciting flight from the White House and her stop at Dumbarton House through research by author Anthony Pitch and the collections of Dumbarton House.  The talk will feature items on loan for the exhibition "Homefront 1812: Friends, Family & Foe" on view at Dumbarton House throughout Summer 2014.

Held in the museum's Belle Vue Room.

30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of Q & A, as your time allows.

Reservations are not required -- but we'll be sure to have a seat for you if we know to expect you!

Categories: Discussion, History

Event Venue

Dumbarton House

2715 Q Street, NW
Washington 20007

For more information:

  • Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 12:30pm
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