In partnership with
General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of The City of New York
In the Founders’ Footsteps Landmarks of the American Revolution
with Adam Van Doren
In a talk, based on his book, The Founders’ Footsteps: Landmarks of the American Revolution, author and artist, Adam Van Doren provides a tour through the original thirteen colonies in search of historical sites and their stories in America’s founding. Obscure, well-known, off-the-beaten-path, and on busy city streets, here are the landmarks: the taverns, meeting houses, battlefields, forts, monuments, and homes that all define our country—the places where daring people forged a revolution. Adam Van Doren received his Master’s Degree at Columbia University and has been a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome. He teaches art at Yale University, where he is also an Associate Fellow, and has exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., among other institutions. He is the author of The House Tells the Story: Homes of the American Presidents, The Stones of Yale, and An Artist in Venice. In the Founders’ Footsteps is the winner of the 2022 Distinguished Book Award from The Society of Colonial Wars.