Ash Lawn-Highland to Host Virginia Festival of the Book Event
Save the date...Sunday March 25, 2012 two noted authors will appear in the Ash Lawn-Highland Barn to discuss their recent writings and particpate in a book signing.
At 1:30 PM, Professor David Holmes, author of Faith of the Founding Fathers, will focus on the religious beliefs and practices of the post World War II presidents and their families.
At 3:00 PM, Robert Pierce Forbes, author of The Missouri Compromise and its Aftermath, goes behind the scenes of the crucial Missouri Compromise, the most important sectional crisis before the Civil War, to reveal the high-level deal-making, diplomacy, and deception that defused the crisis, including the central, unexpected role of President James Monroe.
More details to follow.