The Origins of Revolution: 250th Anniversary of the Fairfax Resolves


This event is open to the public but registration is required. *This is a ticketed event

George Washington Presidential Library

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121

George Mason’s Gunston Hall​​​​​

10709 Gunston Road
Mason Neck, VA 22079

Fairfax Resolves Manuscript Banner

To mark the 250th anniversary of the Fairfax Resolves, a central document in the coming of the American Revolution co-authored by George Mason and George Washington, George Mason’s Gunston Hall, the David Center for the American Revolution at the American Philosophical Society, and the George Washington Presidential Library are co-organizing a conference that explores the origins of the American Revolution in a broad perspective with particular attention to the Fairfax Resolves.

The conference will be held in-person on July 24-25 2024. The first day will be held at George Mason's Gunston Hall. July 25th will be held entirely at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

Registration information can be found here.