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Hewlett Lecture

The Society for History in the Federal Government presents:

The Annual Richard G. Hewlett Lecture

and Reception

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October 20, 2016

Woodrow Wilson Center Plaza

Woodrow Wilson Center Plaza

“The National Park Service at Its 100-Anniversary”


One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004-3027

Join us in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, founded through the Organic Act on August 25, 1916.

The 37th annual Richard G. Hewlett Lecture and Reception will be held at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC, on October 20. The panel will discuss the National Park Service and its history during this year’s 100th anniversary of its founding. Representatives from the National Park Service, including Regional Director Bob Vogel, Regional archaeologist Stephen Potter, and a yet unnamed park ranger will discuss the agency’s history and its year-long celebrations. Come and join us for this important discussion followed by a question-and-answer session. Appetizers and drinks will be provided before the lecture.

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