George Washington Society of Delaware

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Who are we? The George Washington Society is a historical society dedicated to celebrating the study of George Washington.

What do we do? We provide good public programs, good food, good friends, and much more! 

 Why do we care? George Washington... First Commander in Chief of the Army, first President of America, and first in the hearts of his countrymen. Washington is a historically fascinating figure who risked life, reputation, and fortune for the future generations. 

Our Next Programs: 

April 30th, 2023 "About the Washington Mamorial Chapel"

Our Friends Programs:

     Hale Byrnes House:

Sunday, April 16, 2023,   3:00PM - 5:00PM
Talks on the Terrace
This Place Matters Series: Fly Fishing
Speaker: Dick Prettyman & White Clay Fly Fishers
Well-behaved children always welcomed
$5 at the door includes coffee, tea & dessert Please feel free to bring your fishing pole!

Saturday, April 22, 2023, 7:00-9:00 PM

American Revolution Round Table of Northern Delaware " Native Americans in American Revolution " Speaker: Jason Searock. Well-behaved children always welcomed. $5 at the door includes coffee, tea & dessert 

     Military Order of the World Wars:

Reminder, Chapter meeting Thursday, April 13. Gathering 11:30-12:00.

Skipjack Restaurant, 401 Louviers Drive, Shoppes at Louviers, Newark. If you are interested contact:

Our newest Patriot, Joshua Loper will tell us about the George Washington Witness Tree of Delaware, Located in the yard of the historic Hale-Byrnes House. Joshua will tell us his efforts to save this 300+ year old sycamore tree that witnessed the September 6th, 1977 council of war led by General George Washington. He also will tell us of Delawares newest museum dedicated to that tree. Menu is a-la-carte. 

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