Rick Britton is a Charlottesville-based author, lecturer, and cartographer. An award-winning historian, Rick also organizes history-related lecture classes in conjunction with the Charlottesville Senior Center.
On Thursday, September 8, 2011, Rick Britton himself delivered the first lecture in a new series entitled “Virginia History 201: Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe, A Dynasty of Friends”. Entitled “James Monroe at the Battle of Trenton,” the presentation describes how the future 5th president of the United States joined the American Revolution, and focuses specifically on his heroism at one of the war’s pivotal actions.
This is the first of five parts for this series. Click here listen all five parts of this series.