Friday, August 30, 2013

316. Revolutionary War Symposium Sept. 7 In Wheaton, IL



   [The following press release was forwarded to me today. It looks really good, but Wheaton is way up by Chicago!]
             "The Symposium is free of charge although we do ask folks to contact us/NARA with their mailing addresses to register.  Onsite registration on the day of the program is fine, as well." 
Revolutionary War Symposium

The First Division Museum at Cantigny, Wheaton, IL
Saturday, September 7, 2013
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Schedule of Presentations:
 REGISTRATION                                                                              8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
 WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS                                                  9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Theodore Karamanski, Loyola University Chicago
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Edward G. Lengel, University of Virginia                                         9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Running the Gauntlet: George Washington and the
Philadelphia Campaign of 1777
            BREAK                                                                                  10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
 Karim M. Tiro, Xavier University                                                      10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Between Two Fires: Native Americans in the
Revolutionary War
 William R. Nester, St. John’s University                                           11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
The Character and Legacy of George Rogers Clark
            LUNCH                                                                                  12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
 Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy, University of Virginia                   2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership,
the American Revolution and the Fate of Empire

CLOSING REMARKS                                                                     3:30 PM – 3:40 PM
Theodore Karamanski, Loyola University Chicago

Glenn V. Longacre, Archivist
The National Archives at Chicago, 7358 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60629-5898
Ph: (773) 948-9004  Fax: (773) 948-9050

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