Capturing Our Past: Visiting Washington’s Headquarters in the Mid To Late 19th Century | Washington's Headquarters | Lectures & Talks | Chronogram Magazine

Lectures & Talks

Capturing Our Past: Visiting Washington’s Headquarters in the Mid To Late 19th Century

When: Thu., July 4, 2 p.m. 2019

Hear about Washington’s Headquarters’ early years as we approach the 169th anniversary of its’ designation as the first publicly operated historic site in the nation on July 4, 1850. Listen to how and why that happened. Hear about the motivation to save Washington’s Headquarters before so many other sites. Learn what it was like to visit the Site 130 years ago. Compare that period of time with the present as you walk through the same rooms the Washingtons once did.

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