Dolley Madison had tremendous ups and downs during her life. Her husband, James Madison, was president of the United States from 1809-1817. During that time, she set the template for the role of first lady. But, she is most remembered for saving the White House portrait of George Washington during the War of 1812.
Presented by: Carole Herrick, president of the McLean Historical Society, past chair of the Fairfax County History Commission and author of eight books relating to the history of McLean and the Greater Washington area.
1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9029.319 Tu, 4/9 10:30 a.m.-noon