A Walk Through George Washington's PhiladelphiaFebruary 21, 2022
What was Philadelphia like in the Revolutionary era when George Washington served as the first president of the United States, and how did the city shape him as a leader and person?
Authors and historians David O. Stewart and Talmage Boston joined Museum President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson for a walking tour through Washington’s Philadelphia, including stops at Independence Hall, the President’s House, and Congress Hall. Following stops at key moments in the Museum’s core exhibition and our special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War, the trio warmed up in Revolution Place for a fireside chat about the nation’s first president.
About the Guests
Talmage Boston is a lawyer, speaker, and author based in Texas. As an author, he has written four books of history with forewords by John Grisham, Ken Burns, Frank Deford, and former US Attorney General Dick Thornburgh, and has written over 75 Op-Ed essays and book reviews for the Dallas Morning News.
David O. Stewart
Formerly a trial and appellate lawyer, David O. Stewart now writes history books and historical novels. His recent book, George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father, was called “an outstanding biography” by the Wall Street Journal, won the History Prize of the Society of the Cincinnati, New Jersey, and won the George Washington Memorial Award.