Huntington U: George Washington

Huntington U: George Washington
Mar 16 - Apr 20, 2017

Thursdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

In his eulogy of George Washington, Richard Henry Lee famously said that he was, “First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.” Yet how did Washington become that man? How did he become the first among equals of the “founding brothers” who created the United States, and why did they believe him worthy of veneration? This course explores that question by studying Washington’s life and times. Register online


Richard Samuelson is an Associate Professor of History at California State University, San Bernardino.

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The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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