Washington D.C

The Roots and History of American Liberty

In a letter to James Madison in March of 1788, George Washington observed, “Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.” With historic cities like Philadelphia, Gettysburg, and Washington, D.C. as the backdrop, study the American founding this summer, as well as its effect on the course of American liberty for more than two hundred years.

Includes stops at: Gettysburg, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

2019 Trip Date

July 17 – July 28 

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Program costs include land travel to Washington, D.C. via private land buses, transfers to and from the airport, housing and all meals on the Hillsdale campus, housing in quality hotels, breakfast and dinner each day while off campus (independent lunch allows for more personalized local selections), all entry fees to site visits, and tuition fees for three undergraduate Hillsdale College credits.