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Commander and Chief

When George Washington was sworn in as the first President of the United States in 1789, he initially used the name, "His High Mightiness, the President of the United States and Protector of their Liberties." Critics charged that it smacked of monarchy and Washington consented that the title be altered to "Mr. President."

The Night Before Christmas

Date: December, 6th 2013 11:30 am - 11:45 am

One of our historic Interpreters reads Clement C. Moore’s beloved Christmas tale.

Location
Great Hall Stage