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“A Revolutionary Lecture Series” at the General Warren

Our 9th 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. 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!

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 lecture 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.

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Upcoming Lectures:

2019-2020 Lecture Series

Battle of Paoli paintingTuesday, November 26, 2019
SPECIAL EVENT – Cost of Revolution: Rediscovering an Irish Veteran of Paoli
Presentation by Matthew Skic, Associate Curator, Museum of the American Revolution and Theatrical Performance by Patrick Poole as Richard St. George
Gather at the historic General Warren Inne near Paoli Battlefield to hear the story of Richard St. George, an Irish officer in the British Army and a veteran of the battle.
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General LaceyMonday, January 13, 2020
Between the Delaware and the Schuylkill: Brigadier General John Lacey and the Pennsylvania Militia, 1778
Presentation by Denis Cooke
Since December, Washington and the Continental Army were in winter quarters at Valley Forge, northwest of Philadelphia. John Lacey (who had been promoted to Brigadier General and commander of the Pennsylvania militia in January at the age of 23), was tasked by Washington with patrolling the region north of Philadelphia, between the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers. Washington ordered Lacey and the militia to prevent farmers from taking their goods into Philadelphia to sell to the British (who paid high prices, in gold), and to protect patriots in the region from harassment by British and Loyalist troops. For more information Click Here.

Unlikely GeneralMonday, February 10, 2020
Unlikely General: “Mad” Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America
Presentation by Denis Cooke
In the spring of 1792, President George Washington chose “Mad” Anthony Wayne to defend America from a potentially devastating threat. Native forces had decimated the standing army and Washington needed a champion to open the country stretching from the Ohio River westward to the headwaters of the Mississippi for settlement.
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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.


General Warren - Celebrating 275 years

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Past Lectures in the 2019-2020 Lecture Series:

John Singleton CopleyMonday, September 9, 2019
Painting Soldiers, Spies and Patriots: John Singleton Copley (Part II)
presented by Jaan Ingle Troltenier

African American Patriots lectureMonday, October 14, 2019
Standing in Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution
presented by Judith Van Buskirk

Battle of the Clouds lectureMonday, November 11, 2019
Battle of the Clouds
presented by Chris Reardon

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