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  • Latest News: Sanborn Insurance Maps Online

    The Library of Congress has placed online nearly 25,000 Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, which depict the structure and use of buildings in U.S. cities and towns. Maps will be added monthly until 2020, for a total of approximately 500,000.

    Click here for more information.

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October 28, 2016 - A Friendship Forged in War

Leutz Painting

On Friday October 28, 2016 from 9:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., James Monroe’s Highland and the Papers of George Washington will present “A Friendship Forged in War, A Nation Formed in Difference: George Washington and James Monroe.” The event will feature lectures from Peter Henriques, William Ferraro, and Dan Preston on Washington and Monroe as well as a concert by David and Ginger Hildebrand of The Colonial Music Institute entitled “Washington & Monroe: Music of the American Revolution and Beyond.”

A box lunch is included in the price of registration.

Admission to the event is $85. Register HERE.