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“A Revolutionary Lecture Series” at the General Warrren Inne

Our 8th season!  Join us on the Second Monday of each month (September through June) (excluding December) from 6 to 8 PM for A Revolutionary Lecture Series, a dinner and discussion at the General Warren Inne. Dine on specially prepared 18th century cuisine at the tavern which played such a pivotal role at the Battle of Paoli. We also hold a special outdoor musical presentation the last Tuesday in July that you won’t want to miss either!

Upcoming Events:

2018-2019 Lecture Series

British ArmyMonday, January 14, 2019
British Army Foraging Policy in The South
presented by Dr. Gregory J.W. Urwin 
This lecture explores how Clinton, Lieutenant General Lord Charles Cornwallis, and other British commanders attempted to implement the André/Ferguson plan in the American South in 1780 and 1781.
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George WashingtonMonday, February 11, 2019
George Washington: First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His – and the Nation’s – Prosperity
presented by Edward G. Lengel 
The United States was conceived in business, founded on business, and operated as a business—all because of the entrepreneurial mind of the greatest American businessman of any generation: George Washington.
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Paranormal BattlefieldMonday, March 11, 2019
2018 Results of the Paranormal Tour of the Paoli Battlefield
presented by Laurie Hull and Kelly Schmitt 
Laurie and Kelly will reveal the results from our paranormal tours of the Paoli Battlefield which took place in June and October of 2018. These tours have shown that there is a tremendous amount of paranormal activity all over the battlefield!
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Monday, April 8, 2019
Outside the Encampment: Impact of the Valley Forge Encampment on the Local Area
presented by Thomas J. McGuire 
We have heard many accounts of what went on inside the Valley Forge encampment, but very little of the impact on the local community. What did the people do with Washington’s army staying the winter and spring right in their own back yard?
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Don't Tread On MeMonday, May 13, 2019
Benjamin Franklin’s Navy
presented by Tim McGrath
While many Americans know of Benjamin Franklin’s remarkable accomplishments on behalf of the United States during his years as Minister to France during the Revolution, the story of his acting as unofficial leader of the Continental Navy in Europe is rarely told.
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Past Lectures:

John Singleton CopleyMonday, September 10, 2018
Painting Soldiers, Spies and Patriots: John Singleton Copley
presented by Jaan Ingle Troltenier


British Soldiers - Revolutionary WarMonday, October 8, 2018
Grand Forage 1778: The Battleground Around New York City
presented by Todd W. Braisted


Monday, November 12, 2018
Western Maryland and Pennsylvania Troops in Defense of Baltimore in the War of 1812
presented by Christopher T. George

Our lectures have proved to be very popular and we strongly recommend that you book your seat now by clicking the button below:

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The all inclusive admission price is $49 per person which includes the 18th century American Fare Buffet, all soft beverages and coffee, family style sweets during the question and answer session, all tax and gratuities, a lecture by a noted historian or author, and a donation to help support the Paoli Battlefield Historical Park. Your admission also includes a raffle ticket for a chance to win a night’s stay at the General Warren Inne. There will be one winner drawn at each lecture.

Access to the room begins at 5:45 PM and the buffet commences at 6 PM sharp. The lecture begins promptly at 6:40 PM, followed by Questions and Answers of the presenter.

Take a look at the video below and sample the taste of "A Revolutionary Lecture Series".

We started off with only 5 lectures in our series in 2010, and we have grown over the years to now feature 9 monthly lectures.  Our speaker series if very informative and we have made a lot of friends over the years.  We appreciate your support and we continue to provide one of the best speaker series in the area.  The friendly atmosphere and food second to none, make the historic General Warren Inne in Malvern PA the place to be to learn all there is about the Revolutionary War era.

Thank you for your interest and support. We are looking forward to seeing you and know that you will enjoy another season of top notch lectures while dining on specially recreated 18th Century fare by a Zagat top-rated restaurant. Your support will help preserve our heritage for future generations.


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