The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President
Where: Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl St.
212-968-1776 Price: $10
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Evening Lecture Presented by Matthew Costello
Washington’s resting place at his beloved Mount Vernon estate was at times as contested as his iconic image. In this lecture, Costello will explore the efforts of politicians, business owners, artists, and the American public to shape and reshape the memory of Washington in the popular imagination, centering around Washington’s final resting place.Buy tickets/get more info now