On the evening before Thomas Jefferson turns his document over to the committee, he is visited by three inspiring voices. Witness a series of imagined conversations between Thomas Jefferson, John Locke and King George III to discover the ghosts behind Jefferson’s drafts of the Declaration of Independence. Examine the document we celebrate on the Fourth of July from a different light.
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Music in the Galleries
Enjoy 18th-century music on a variety of period instruments (harpsichord, violin, viola da gamba) as you stroll the galleries.
Art Museums Admission
God is My Rock
Gowan Pamphlet, an enslaved man and popular local preacher, offers his perspective on slavery, religion and freedom.
Visit a Nation Builder- Martha Washington
Step into the past with Martha Washington, our Nation's first First Lady.