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$20 – $40

Revolutionary Road Trip Seminar & Panel

January 18, 2024
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW
Washington D.C., DC 20004 United States

Join PBS television host Darley Newman and a panel of four travel and history experts on January 18th, 2024 from 6:45pm to 8:15pm either in person at the Ripley Center in Washington D.C. or virtually through zoom as they take you along on a journey exploring American Revolution historic sites, battlefields and great local dining options. They will be sharing these hidden gems alongside historical discussion and rarely told stories about the American Revolution to promote the premier of the new season of Travels with Darley (releasing January 4th, 2024), which features the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route!

Explore our nation’s history and contemplate its future along this ideal road trip route which takes travelers from Charleston, South Carolina, all the way to Saratoga, New York. Along the route are numerous locations of significant to the American Revolution, including Trenton, Princeton and Morristown, New Jersey, Camden, South Carolina, Prince William County, Virginia and the National Museum of the Marine Corps.

Topics include the battles of Trenton and Princeton, as a part of the “Ten Crucial Days” of the American Revolution, and historical documents from our founding.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

Tickets are on sale now here: https://smithsonianassociates.org/ticketing/tickets/revolutionary-road-trip

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 the Smithsonian’s health and safety information for in-person programs.

Online Program General Information


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