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Tea with Martha Washington

Fri, Aug. 8 '08 - Sat, Aug. 8 '20

Culinary • VA
Mount Vernon • 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon VA 22309

Step back in time and join Martha Washington for a cozy tea as she shares memories of her and the General’s life as a young married couple, during the Revolutionary War and Presidency, and at their beloved Mount Vernon.

Enjoy some of the Washingtons' favorite treats and delicacies prepared by the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant. Following the program guests are invited to take a self-guided tour of the estate.

Menu

Sweet potato biscuits with ham
Raspberry and strawberry preserves
Rice pancakes with orange slice
Stewed peas and lettuce
French olives - the General's favorite
Martha's candied ginger and orange peel
Cherry tart
Afternoon English tea

Phone: 703-780-2000
Email: events@mountvernon.orgWebsite: http://www.mountvernon...
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Forgotten Soldier Special Exhibition

Sat, Jun. 29 '19 - Sun, Mar. 22 '20

Exhibition • VA
Historic Jamestown • 1365 Colonial Parkway, Williamsburg VA 23185

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom. Related public programs feature a series of lectures, genealogy workshops and interpretive demonstrations with re-enactors from African-American military regiments.

Phone: 757-253-4572
Email: rsvp@jyf.virginia.govWebsite: http://www.historyisfu...
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Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier

Tue, Jan. 7 - Tue, Mar. 17

Exhibition • PA
Museum of the American Revolution • 101 South Third St, Philadelphia PA 19106

What can a life tell us about an era?

Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled histories of the American Revolution of 1776 and the Irish Revolution of 1798. The art he created and commissioned visualizes a unique perspective of the physical and emotional costs of these revolutionary moments.

In 1776, Richard St. George joined the British Army and donned a red coat to fight against the American “rebels.” Over the next twenty years, St. George survived a severe head wound at the Battle of Germantown, mourned over the tragic death of his wife, and saw the rule of kings and of gentlemen like himself violently challenged on two continents. Along the way, he made sketches, published cartoons, and commissioned portraits and paintings to document his experiences and emotions. In 1798, he stood in opposition to the growing Irish Revolution and was killed by his tenants.

As a result of new discoveries made by the Museum’s curators, the art and artifacts from St. George’s life and death will be reunited in Philadelphia from across the globe.

Phone: 215-253-6731
Email: info@amrevmuseum.orgWebsite: http://www.amrevmuseum...
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Life in the Western Country: Arkansaw Territory from 1819-1836

Tue, Jan. 7 - Sun, Apr. 5

Exhibition • AR
Historic Arkansas Museum • 200 E. Third St, Little Rock AR

This exhibit celebrates the 200th anniversary of the creation of “Arkansaw” Territory. Historical documents, like the deed to the first newspaper print shop west of the Mississippi, provide context for stories of opportunity and westward migration, while a needlework sampler stitched by a young Cherokee girl at the Presbyterian school known as Dwight Mission speaks to the displacement and cultural assimilation of Native Americans. House shoes worn by William Savin Fulton, the last governor of Arkansas Territory, and tablewares similar to what would have been used at Jesse Hinderliter’s tavern remind us of the timeless desire for the comforts of home. These authentic items shed light on the culture, experiences, and beliefs of some of the state’s earliest inhabitants. Life in the Western Country continues through April 5, 2020.

Phone: 501-324-9351
Email: info@historicarkansas....Website: http://www.historicark...
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Stitched Together

Tue, Jan. 7 - Sat, Oct. 31

Exhibition • AR
Historic Arkansas Museum • 200 E. Third St, Little Rock AR

Quilting is a skill that was carried to the New World by immigrants. However, in the almost two and a half centuries since the colonies became states, quilting evolved into a uniquely American tradition. Most early quilts were not the thrifty creations of hard-strapped settlers, but elegant, complex compositions that commemorated significant life events and were reserved for the family’s best bed.

Arkansas quilts pre-dating 1850 are rare; the majority of surviving 19th century quilts were produced in the last quarter of the century by the hard-working wives and daughters of independent yeoman farmers. Despite the demands of daily life, Arkansas women found time to create some of the most exquisitely crafted quilts in the entire country.

This exhibit tells the story of quilting in Arkansas through a selection of the museum’s most treasured bed covers. On display in Cabe Gallery from through October 2020.

Phone: 501-324-9351
Email: info@historicarkansas....Website: http://www.historicark...
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Paul Revere’s Ride Revisited: Drawings by Fred Lynch

Wed, Jan. 8 - Sat, Mar. 7

Exhibition • MA
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library • 151 Essex St, Haverhill MA 01832

“Paul Revere’s Ride Revisited: Drawings by Fred Lynch,” a new exhibition now on view at the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, provides a fresh perspective on Paul Revere’s famous ride. This exhibition features 19 drawings by artist Fred Lynch, accompanied by his written impressions. Fred Lynch’s drawings of landmarks—both celebrated and lesser known—show how much has changed since Revere’s time, even as echoes of his era remain. The exhibition is on view through March 7, 2020.

Americans recognize Revere’s now-famous warnings: “The British are coming” or “The Regulars are out.” The story of Revere’s ride is over 200 years old, and its place in the early days of the American Revolution is well understood. For many, however, the details of Revere’s ride are left to their imagination. Fred Lynch’s drawings fill some of the gaps. His visual and written impressions provide viewers with an opportunity to consider how the scenes and buildings along Revere’s path have changed. Fred Lynch resides in the Boston area and is an artist, illustrator, and professor of Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design.

“Paul Revere’s Ride Revisited” illustrates this evolution within a modernizing metropolis. In one of the more harrowing experiences of his journey, Revere was forced to divert course to narrowly avoid capture by British officers. Today, the location sits across from a pizza shop, represented in Lynch’s drawing “Royal Pizza & Subs” in Somerville, MA. The site of a perilous moment in Revere’s story is now shown as a peaceful suburb, far removed from the urgency of Revere’s ride.

While time has changed much along Revere’s route, some landmarks have been preserved. The drawing, “Munroe Tavern,” shows a well-maintained building in snowy Lexington, MA. The building has long been seen as an important landmark and a reminder of the events that took place on April 19, 1775. The tavern currently operates as a museum, on the day of the battles in Lexington and Concord it served as a makeshift field hospital and, in 1789, hosted George Washington when he came to pay visit to the battlefield.

The starting point of Revere’s ride was, of course, his own home. In his drawing, “The Paul Revere House,” Lynch captures the oldest house in downtown Boston—constructed in 1680—behind a modern car, representing the past and present. The building changed hands for years until 1902, when Paul Revere’s great-grandson purchased it. The house was restored with the purpose of turning it into a museum, as it is today.

“Paul Revere’s Ride Revisited” traverses Paul Revere’s famous route, underscoring some of what has been preserved, as well as a lot what would be unrecognizable to colonists. Lynch explores this dynamic in a visual essay that talks about Revere’s journey from Boston to Lincoln in a new way.

Phone: 781-861-6559
Email: info@srmml.orgWebsite: https://www.srmml.org/
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The 2020 Michelle Smith Lecture Series: Lecture One

Sun, Feb. 9 - Mon, Mar. 9

Forum • VA
Mount Vernon • 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon VA 22309

Washington's End: The Final Years and Forgotten Struggle by Jonathan Horn, in Conversation with Gen. David Petraeus

The 2020 Michelle Smith Lecture Series will include three presentations delivered by a cadre of outstanding authors over a period of three months. A reception and book signing will take place after each lecture.

Phone: 703-780-2000
Email: events@mountvernon.orgWebsite: http://www.mountvernon...
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Redwood Country Flea Market

Fri, Feb. 14 - Sun, Feb. 16
8am - 4pm

Flea Market • CT
170 S Turnpike Rd, Wallingford CT 06492

Friday-Sunday 8-4.

Phone: 203-269-3500
Email: kennydubar@hotmail.comWebsite: https://www.facebook.c...
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Renninger's Extravaganza

Fri, Feb. 14 - Sun, Feb. 16

Antique Show • FL
Renningers • 20651 US Highway 441, Mt Dora FL 32757

Friday 8 inside dealers, 10 for outside dealers, Saturday and Sunday all dealers open at 8,

Phone: 352-383-8393
Email: dora@renningers.comWebsite: http://www.renningers....
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Lakewood 400 Antiques Market

Fri, Feb. 14 - Sun, Feb. 16

Antique Show • GA
Lakewood 400 Antiques Market • 1321 Atlanta Highway, Cumming GA 30040

Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-6, Sunday 10-5.

Phone: 770-889-3400
Email: lakewood400@earthlink....Website: http://www.lakewoodant...
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New Bern Antique Show and Sale

Fri, Feb. 14 - Sun, Feb. 16

Antique Show • NC
Riverfront Convention Center • 203 S Front St, New Bern NC 28560

Friday and Saturday 10-Closing, Sunday 12-Closing.

Phone: 252-633-6448
Email: info@newbernpf.orgWebsite: https://www.newbernpf....
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Vintage Tulsa Show

Fri, Feb. 14 - Sun, Feb. 16

Antique Show • OK
Exchange Center Building at Expo Square • 4145 E 21st St, Tulsa OK 74112

Friday 12-6, Saturday 9-6, Sunday 10-5.

Phone: 918-619-2875
Email: heritageeventco@gmail....Website: http://www.heritageeve...
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45th Annual Pittsburgh Antiques Show and Sale

Sat, Feb. 15 - Sun, Feb. 16

Antique Show • PA
Crowne Plaza Hotel • 164 Fort Couch Rd, Pittsburgh PA 15241

Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-4.

Phone: 412-720-5973 • Contact: Zita Reis
Email: zitareis@comcast.netWebsite: http://www.pittsburghg...
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Presidents Day Weekend

Sat, Feb. 15 - Mon, Feb. 17
10am - 5pm

Exhibition • PA
Museum of the American Revolution • 101 South Third St, Philadelphia PA 19106

Presidents Day was first celebrated in 1879 to commemorate the birthday of General George Washington, who moved to Philadelphia as the first president in 1787. In the Museum’s core exhibit, see Washington’s War Tent, a dramatic theater presentation of the field tent that served as Washington’s wartime headquarters. Washington’s “military family”of soldiers, enslaved people, and servants made this possible. At an interactive Discovery Cart, learn the story of Harry Washington, who escaped from Mount Vernon and fought on the other side of the Revolutionary War.

Phone: 215-253-6731
Email: info@amrevmuseum.orgWebsite: http://www.amrevmuseum...
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The Flea Market at Eastern Market

Sun, Feb. 16
9:30am - 4:30pm

Flea Market • DC
Capitol Hill • 300 7th St SE, Washington DC 20003



Phone: 202-215-6993 • Contact: Mike Berman
Email: info@diversemarkets.ne...Website: http://easternmarket.n...
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Milford Antiques Show

Sun, Feb. 16

Antique Show • NH
Hampshire Hills Sports and Fitness Club • 50 Emerson Rd, Milford NH 03055

Early Buyers Sunday 6:30-8:30, regular admission 8:30-9:30, free admission 9:30-12.

Phone: 781-329-1192 • Contact: Jack Donigian
Email: milfordantiqueshows@gm...Website: http://www.milfordanti...
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Philadelphia Flea Market

Sun, Feb. 16
8am - 4pm

Flea Market • PA
Keneseth Israel Synagogue • 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park PA 19027



Phone: 215-625-3532
Email: PhilaFleaMarkets@aol.c...Website: http://www.philafleama...
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