From George Washington’s earliest known letter (he was just 17!) to a meticulously folded page containing a scientific observation made by Thomas Jefferson while he was walking outside on a misty day, this tour offers an intimate view of the Founding Fathers’ writings to family, friends, colleagues, and even themselves. A rare opportunity to know our nation’s icons as real people: fathers, spurned lovers, jealous politicians, intellectuals, and, of course, revolutionaries. Washington, Jefferson, Adams, and Franklin form the core of the tour. After the tour stay for Continuing The Conversation to discuss the program with our curators while enjoying light refreshments. Hands-On Tours allow you unparalleled access to rare and important items that are not usually on view to the public. Space is limited and advance registration is strongly recommended.

Schedules

  • Occurred Thursday, June 27th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Venue

The Rosenbach Museum and Library

2008-2010 Delancey Place
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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