FREE EVENT: The National Statuary Hall Collection: Who's In and Who's Out?
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FREE EVENT: The National Statuary Hall Collection: Who's In  and Who's Out?

Viewing the statues in the United States Capitol is a centerpiece of a visit there but it can be a confusing centerpiece. Guests discover statues honoring men such as Uriah Rose and George Shroup but will look in vain for a Roosevelt. And if every state was entitled to two statues, why do some seem to have three? This presentation will attempt to untangle some of the perplexities of the U.S. Valhalla.

 Export to Your Calendar 8/18/2020
When: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
11:00 am - Noon
Where: The Comfort of Your Home
Contact: Chris Bauer

Online registration is available until: 8/17/2020
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Be with us for this virtual tour to examine Who's in and Who's Out among statues at the U.S. Capitol with Guild member and professional historian Bess Beatty.

Bess, a native of North Carolina, enjoyed a career as a college professor of history. She taught in Georgia, Iowa and Oregon, abroad in Italy and Croatia, and for Semester at Sea. She has lived in DC for 10 years and joined the Guild in 2013. In addition to guiding, Bess has been a docent for the Smithsonian Museum of American History and the U.S. Capitol. She is also a shipboard lecturer for American Cruise Lines.

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All attendees registered by the deadline will earn 1 Continuing Education Credit