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Fort Ligonier
200 South Market Street
Ligonier, Pennsylvania 15658
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Join us for a compelling presentation and book signing by Peter Stark, New York Times Best Selling Author of "Young Washington."

Vallozzi’s Greensburg is a generous sponsor of the event.

With powerful narrative drive and vivid writing, Young Washington recounts the wilderness trials, controversial battles, and emotional entanglements that transformed Washington from a temperamental striver into a mature leader. Enduring terrifying summer storms and subzero winters imparted resilience and self-reliance, helping prepare him for what he would one day face at Valley Forge. Leading the Virginia troops into battle taught him to set aside his own relentless ambitions and stand in solidarity with those who looked to him for leadership. Negotiating military strategy with British and colonial allies honed his diplomatic skills. And thwarted in his obsessive, youthful love for one woman, he grew to cultivate deeper, enduring relationships.

By weaving together Washington’s harrowing wilderness adventures and a broader historical context, Young Washington offers new insights into the dramatic years that shaped the man who shaped a nation.

A reception with hors d’oeuvres provided by The Fat Squirrel and wine and beer will be served prior to the presentation.

$35 Fort Ligonier Association Members

$45 Non-Members

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