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Revolutionary Road Trip

In-Person and Online Program

Evening Lecture/Seminar

Thursday, January 18, 2024 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. ET
Code: 1J0327
Location:
In-person Ticket Holders: Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)
Online Ticket Holders: Zoom
Select your Tickets
$30
In Person Member
$20
Online Member
$40
In Person Non-Member
$25
Online Non-Member
Materials for this program

Darley Newman at the Wick House in Morristown National Historical Park

Registration Advisory: This program has multiple ticket options depending on your choice to attend in person at the S. Dillon Ripley Center or as an online program using Zoom. Also, please read additional information below for timing and activity differences between in-person and online options.

PBS television host Darley Newman and a panel* of four travel and history experts take you on a journey through American Revolution historic sites, battlefields, and great places for food and drinks as they share hidden gems and rarely told stories about the American Revolution.

Delve into our nation’s founding and its future through the lens of history along this road trip route that travelers can recreate from Charleston, South Carolina, to Trenton, New Jersey. Hear about sights and activities in Berkeley County and Camden, South Carolina. Learn more about Prince William County, Virginia, where Revolutionary history abounds along the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail and at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. In New Jersey, explore Princeton, Trenton, Washington Crossing State Park, Somerville, and Morristown before heading onward to Saratoga, New York, and beyond. Topics of interests include the battles of Trenton and Princeton, part of the "Ten Crucial Days" of the American Revolution, and historical documents from the country’s founding.

*Panelists include:

  • Carrie Fellows, Executive Director of Crossroads of the American Revolution
  • David Duncan, President of the American Battlefield Trust
  • Rita D. McClenny, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Tourism Corporation
  • Lauren Roberts, Saratoga County Historian

In-Person Program General Information

  • At the conclusion of the panel discussion, in-person participants have the opportunity to learn more and pick up information about each state’s sights, activities, and cuisines while mingling with Newman and the panelists at a light reception.
  • For in-person attendees, the program will be held from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. to enjoy a light reception.
  • Registration for in-person tickets will end by 2 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 18, 2024.
  • Refer to our health and safety information for in-person programs.

Online Program General Information