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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

6th Congress of American Revolution Round Tables: November 9, 2019

The Congress of American Revolution Round Tables will meet in Philadelphia, PA on November 9, 2019.

The agenda and additional information:

                                           PHILADELPHIA  -  2019 -   AGENDA

Friday, November 8th:  Early arrival Delegates and guests meet for dinner at 6:00pm. at Spasso’s Italian restaurant. 
Saturday, November 9th:
09:00-11:00    Meet at Museum of the American Revolution (MOAR) for two-hour tour on own. 3rd and Chestnut Streets. First hour before open to the public!
11:00-11:30    Welcome and Opening Remarks:
·        David Reuwer (Congress Vision)
·        Scott Stephenson/ZeeAnn Mason, MOAR
·        Bill Welsch (Starting a Roundtable)
11:30-12:15    Roundtable Reports, Practices & Ideas (Established Roundtables in the order in which the States ratified the Constitution and admitted to the Union)
New Jersey    

12:15-01:15    Lunch and Planning for the 250th American Revolution Anniversary
·        250th National Park Service representative
·        American Battlefield Trust representative

01:15-02:00    State Roundtable Reports continued.
          South Carolina
02:00-02:15    Break
02:15-03:00    State Roundtable Reports continued.
          New York
North Carolina
          Northwest Territory (Chicago, Illinois)
03:00-03:15    Break
03:15-4:15     250th Activities, Prospect Reports and Comments from other attendees
Connecticut, Maryland, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
Vermont, Florida
04:15-04:50    Open discussion
04:50-05:00    Next Meeting Host and Site discussion. Adjournment.
06:30-08:30    Dinner at City Tavern.

Sunday, November 10th.
1000-1200      Virtual Reality demonstration: Gaspee   Wyndham Historic District Hotel?
·        John Concannon
·        Adam Blumenthal
·        Independence Hall, Carpenter’s Hall, Liberty Bell, etc. Touring on your own.  Information will be available at the Congress or check here. 
If you wish to see Independence Hall, a ticket is required.  All details are here.  It is strongly recommended that you obtain a ticket in advance, as per the directions.  Most other sites are either free or tickets can be purchased that day.

·        National Constitution Center.
·        DO NOT purchase advanced tickets to the Museum of the American Revolution, as they are providing complimentary admission to Congress attendees. 

CONGRESS REGISTRATION FEE:  $25 covering Saturday lunch and copying costs.
CITY TAVERN DINNER, Saturday Night.  A City Tavern Menu is attached. Two dinner options are available. Delegates are responsible for their Friday and Saturday dinner costs.
ROUNDTABLE SWAG: Please bring brochures, handouts, small MOMENTO(s) of your ARRT and/or local Revolutionary War sites to give to your continental ARRT brethren from afar. 

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