Historian and author Jim Bish will speak on “The Role of George Washington’s Ball Family Relatives in Telling the Stories of His Life” at a presentation on Tuesday, June 13, at the Lancaster Community Library.
The talk, sponsored by the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society and the LCL Adult Summer Reading Program, will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the library, which is located at 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.
Admission is free, but seating is limited so reservations are required. Call the LVHS at 804-462-7280 or register online at www.lancastervahistory.org. The program will also be livestreamed and recorded.
Bish will discuss findings from his recently published book, “I Can’t Tell A Lie: Parson Weems and the Truth about George Washington’s Cherry Tree, Prayer at Valley Forge, and Other Anecdotes.”
“The book provides for the first time an in-depth study of Washington’s family associations, primarily his Ball family relations, to uncover much about Washington’s non-public ...
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