George Washington, Namesake of our Round Table

Our next meeting: The Plague Will Not Defeat Us! A Call to Arms (and An Online Meeting)

Greetings!  Thanks to our previous speaker Jack Buchanan for his excellent presentation to the Round Table on Nathanael Greene, the Southern Campaign and his Road to Charleston book.  

We have another great presentation coming up by Michael Harris on the Battle of Germantown during the Philadelphia Campaign of 1777. Our regularly-scheduled meeting on the first Wednesday of October will be a Zoom session, Wednesday, October 7, at 7 p.m..

Please let me know at  christian.mcburney@arentfox.com if you would like to attend and I'll send you the Zoom information on the day of the event. See the Sep 2020 tab for additional details.

It is time to pay your $25.00/30.00 dues for the upcoming year for 2020-21. Make your check out to "ARRT". Please see the membership form on right column of webpage. Please mail your dues to John McConnell, 44005 Kings Arms Square, Ashburn, VA 20147. This is an important step for our organization’s health and success. The small amount of funds we have need to be replenished. Contributions are also welcomed.

If you live in or plan to visit the Washington, DC area, you are cordially invited to attend the next meeting of the ARRT-DC.

Come and meet others who share an interest in the American Revolution to enjoy fellowship and lively discussions over dinner, followed by an exciting presentation on some aspect of America's colonial, revolutionary or early national past. Our speakers are experts in their fields, and include professional as well as avocational historians and archeologists, many of whom are also published authors in the subjects about which they speak.

ARRT-DC meetings are held on the first Wednesday of March, April, May, September, October and November.

We issue an e-mail each month informing you of the scheduled speaker at the upcoming meeting and describing local American Revolution lectures and other events you could attend that month.

 
If you want to attend a meeting, receive the monthly newsletter/bulletin, and/or join our group, please send an e-mail to President Christian McBurney at christian.mcburney@arentfox.com and Vice President Richard Rankin at Brandywinecreek@aol.com or Secretary Doug Bonforte@ebonforte@cox.net.


We meet in the very appropriate setting of the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria VA 22309 just steps away from George Washington's fabled home.

Please park in the main car parking lot. The restaurant is located across the street to the right.


The hostess will show you to the reserved room where our members meet and socialize, with cash bar, until the meal is served.

Meetings usually start at 6:00 p.m. Upon your arrival, please tell one of the attendees that you are a guest and would like to meet one of the Club Officers.

Meetings include a reasonably priced dinner from the Inn's banquet menu, which includes soup or salad, main course, beverage, dessert and gratuity.

Your RSVP allows us to reserve the necessary number of places, and address if you have special dietary considerations. We ask that you RSVP and pay in advance. However, we can accommodate some who will pay at the door by special arrangement via e-mail, up until 24 hours before the meeting.

If you are interested in attending only the guest speaker's presentation before deciding to join, we request a $5.00 donation.

Please advise ARRT-DC
by e-mail in advance (see above) if you plan to attend. We request you arrive NLT 6:45 pm and stand by the door to the meeting room. A Club Officer will greet and seat you.

Speaker presentations begin at about 7:00 p.m.
 

The meeting concludes at about 8:15 p.m.

Yearly dues are $25.00, payable in September.