George Washington's 1790 Grand Tour
Saturday, April 28th, 2018 (past event)
Courtesy of the North Riding Chapter NSDAR
Dr. Joanne S. Grasso discusses George Washington’s visits to Long Island. Her new book, "George Washington's 1790 Grand Tour of Long Island," will be published on July 9th.
George Washington was on Long Island four times during the course of his political and military careers. In April 1790 he made a large tour of Long Island in the second year of his presidency. Dr. Grasso will discuss this tour and give an overview of the stops that he made.
Dr. Grasso is an adjunct assistant professor of history and political science, specializing in the American Revolution, among other areas. She teaches at area Long Island colleges and is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic and the American Revolution Round Table in NYC.