Revolutionary War Lecture: “Defending the Commonwealth: Lafayette and the Summer of 1781”
- Evening lecture (7 p.m.): $Free
- General Admission (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.): $9.75 adults; $5.50 (ages 6-12)
In the first of four public lectures highlighting themes in the new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown exhibition galleries opening mid-October, Historian Ed Ayres will discuss how in 1781 General Lafayette's troops continued to counter a large British force that had invaded Virginia. The free public lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Yorktown Victory Center theater.
Additional lectures will be held on September 13, 20 and 27.