The public is welcome to join the George Washington Society of Virginia for their next monthly meeting on November 20th at Rocco's Smokehouse Grill. Dinner and social hour will being at 6 pm, with the program to follow at 7 pm. The cost is $5 for non-members.
The organization is the only one in Virginia specifically established to honor the legacy and significance of George Washington.
The program for the evening is “The Cult of Washington” presented by James Boswell. Mr. Boswell is the owner of Robert Walker Antiques, LLC, in Williamsburg, and is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, the University of Georgia, and Harvard University. He teaches a popular course entitled “Exploring History Through Tangible Things” for William and Mary’s Christopher Wren Association. He serves on the Williamsburg Planning Commission and is an Executive Partner at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at the College of William and Mary. He provides cataloging and research support to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in the areas of collections, historic trades, and programming. He serves on the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts Advisory Board and the Williamsburg-Peninsula Alumni Board of the College of William and Mary. He has previously spoken on various aspects of Southern history and material culture at Colonial Williamsburg, at Harvard University, and at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts.