Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | 6:00 p.m.
"Twelve Things You Ought to Know About the War of 1812 in Washington, Baltimore, and New Orleans"
Anthony Pitch has worked as journalist in England, Africa and Israel, a former Associated Press Broadcast Editor in Philadelphia, and as a senior writer in the books division of U.S. News & World Report in Washington, D.C. He is the author of a number of highly praised books, including The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814 and "They Have Killed Papa Dead!" - The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder, and the Rage for Vengeance.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 6:00 p.m.
"Major General Robert Ross, the man who burnt the White House"
A fellow of the Royal Historical Society, McCavitt is a widely published historian and author of numerous journal articles and three books on British and Irish history. A resident of Rostrevor, County Down, Northern Ireland (the home town of General Robert Ross, the man who captured Washington in 1814), he is currently co-authoring a biography of Major General Robert Ross with Chris George from Baltimore, MD.
These events were held:
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House
Event Address: 1610 H Street, NW (Carriage House Entrance)
Nearby Parking Garages: 1625 I Street NW / 1750 H Street NW / 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW
Nearest Metro Stops: Farragut West and McPherson Square on the Blue/Orange Line, and Farragut North on the Red Line