Oklahoma City, OK
For Immediate Release
An Evening with James Anderson
Title: An Evening with James Anderson
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
When: February 2, 2012
The Oklahoma History Center presents an evening with James Anderson at the Oklahoma History Center on Thursday February 2, 2012. The museum doors will open at 6:00 PM and the program will begin at 7:00 PM. Seating is first come and open to the public.
This first person living history program will explore life at George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate through the eyes of James Anderson, one of the first president's farm managers and distillers. Mr. Anderson will explore George Washington's work ethic and the evolution of his farming practices, changing from tobacco production to grains. Anderson will share how he influenced George Washington to start distilling Whiskey and how it led the president to become the largest distiller in the United States. In addition, Mr. Anderson will discuss the life of the slave at Mount Vernon under George Washington.
An Evening with James Anderson is made possible by SONIC, America's Drive-In. SONIC's support allows the museum to bring history to life through interpretive programs and other unique student events. In addition, the Oklahoma History Center's partnership with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens allows the citizens of Oklahoma access to unique programs exploring the life of our nation's first president George Washington.
For more information please visit our website www.okhistorycenter.org or call 405-522-0765.