Speaking Engagements

2022


February 22: “Women in the World of George Washington,” Daughters, Sons, and Children of the American Revolution Annual George Washington Birthday Luncheon.

March 15: "Elizabeth Powel and George Washington," National Symphony Orchestra program at Mount Vernon.


March 20: “Nelly Custis: America's First ‘First Daughter,” George Washington's Mount Vernon.


April 7: “Washington’s Influencers,” DC Colonial Dames of America Annual Meeting.


April 8: “Elizabeth Powel and Joseph Wright,” Museum of the American Revolution, April 2022.


May 12: “Washington's Female Advisors,” Maryland State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Annual Conference.


May 19: “Elizabeth Powel: Philadelphia's First Political Influencer,” Christ Church in Philadelphia.


September 17: “Elizabeth Powel: Founding Influencer,” DC Daughters of the American Revolution.

October 15: “I have not Houses to build except One: The History of the Library and Collecting at Mount Vernon,” Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association Grand Council Meeting.


October 17: “Elizabeth Powel: Founding Influencer,” Delaware Chapter of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America Lecture Series.


November 13: “An Evening in Elizabeth’s Salon: Women in Washington’s World Author Panel,” Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks.


December 15: “Women in George Washington’s World,” George Washington Mount Vernon Ford Evening Book Talk Lecture Series.


2021


February 22: “Compliments of the Day,” Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks.


May 22: “Elizabeth Willing Powel: Washington’s Trusted Philadelphia Confidante,” Franklin Inn Club.


2020

May 18: “Elizabeth Powel through the Collections of the Mount Vernon Ladies Association,” with Dr. Zara Anishanslin and Kayla Anthony, for, Library Company Seminar: “Domesticating Revolution: Founding Women, Material Culture, and Politics at Home”, Library Company of Philadelphia.


July 31: “Elizabeth Powel and the Early Republic,” with Kayla Anthony, Library Company of Philadelphia Fireside Chat Lecture Series.


October 15: “Elizabeth Powel: Dear Friend of George Washington,” with Kayla Anthony, George Washington’s Mount Vernon Virtual Lecture Series.

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