The Foundry Series

Programs feature light refreshments and social time with speakers and partners before a brief talk and Q&A session.

Time: Refreshments at 6:00 pm, talk begins at 6:30 pm.
Date: The date varies.
Location: Historic Tredegar.
Cost: $10 for adults, $8 for members. 

The Museum would like to thank Hunton & Williams LLP for their generous sponsorship of the Foundry Series.

Next Program

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
Location: Historic Tredegar
Speaker: Tera Hunter

Marriage can be an indicator of a people’s access to the American vision of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Discover what rates of post-Civil War marriage for African Americans signal about the larger prospects not just for African American people, but also all Americans.

SPEAKER: Tera Hunter, Princeton University

Past Programs

Speaker: Featuring Martha S. Jones, Johns Hopkins University
The Foundry Series: The 14th Amendment and Birthright Citizenship
Speaker: DeAnne Blanton
Uncover how the varied motivations and experiences of women serving in the Civil War can complicate how we understand our country’s history of gender and the military.
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan White
Examine how Andrew Johnson and his predecessor, Abraham Lincoln, ignored the other branches of the Federal government and the political implications of their actions – past and present.

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