Virginia Festival of the Book: Reexamining the Birth of a Nation, Jamestown and 1619

  • Dates: March 24, 2019
  • Location: James Monroe's Highland
  • Address: 2050 James Monroe Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22902
  • Phone: (434) 293-8000
  • Price: Free

In partnership with the 25th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book, Highland will host James Horn, author of 1619: Jamestown and the Forging of American Democracy, and Joseph Kelly, author of Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America’s Origin, on Sunday, March 24 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Horn and Kelly, in conversation with archaeologist and Highland executive director Sara Bon-Harper, will reexamine well-known stories of the origins of Virginia. This event is free and open to the public.

  • 2050 James Monroe Parkway
  • Charlottesville, VA 22902

Region: Monticello Area

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