2022 Braddock Road Preservation Association Seminar

Our friends at the Braddock Road Preservation Association are pleased to announce that registration for their 2022 French and Indian War Symposium this November in Jumonville, PA, has officially opened. Below is the itinerary for the event which will include a bus tour and lectures by distinguished historians. If you would like to attend you can register at https://braddockroadpa.org/seminar/2022-seminar-registration/.


The BRPA is returning to our pre-pandemic schedule and in person at Jumonville in 2022. We will offer an optional bus tour on Friday followed by an evening reception/program at Jumonville and a full schedule of presenters on Saturday. Optional lodging will again be available at Jumonville.

Friday – November 4, 2022

7:00 AM – Buses arrive at Jumonville

7:30 AM – Buses departs

– Friendly Fire site

– Westmoreland Museum of Art

– Braddock Battlefield Museum

– Fort Necessity National Battlefield

– Dunbar’s Camp

4:30 PM – Bus Tour Ends

Friday evening 

6:00 pm – Optional Dinner at Jumonville

7:00 pm – Doors open for Wesley Hall Friday evening reception at Jumonville

7:30 pm – Dr. Jonathan Burns, Juniata College: “The Search for the 1758 Friendly Fire Incident Site at Ligonier”

Saturday – Nov. 5, 2022

8:00 am Registration – Coffee and Donuts

9:00 am Dr. David Preston, The Citadel: “Braddock’s Defeat and St. Clair’s Defeat: A Retrospective:

10:30 am Christian Fearer, Joint Chiefs of Staff, The Pentagon: “Those Loose, Idle, Self Willed and Ungovernable Persons: Virginia’s First Regiment”

12:30 pm Family Style Lunch (optional)

1:45 pm Martin West, Author and Historian: “Wielding the Club of Hercules: Benjamin West and the Painting of History”

3:15 pm Dr. Walter Powell, BRPA, Moderator: “The F&I War in Film and Literature: Some Highlights” Panel Discussion

5:00 pm Seminar Concludes

Lodging options at Jumonville are as follows 

Rates below are per person and linens are included (no daily change in linen service)

(accommodations in the Inn – extremely limited availability)

Single Occupancy – $110/Thursday night $175/Friday night  $135/Saturday night  

Double Occupancy – $90/Thursday night $150/Friday night  $115/Saturday night 

(accommodations in Wash Lodge – available Thursday night – Saturday night)

Single Occupancy – $95/1 night $155/2 nights  $200/3 nights  

Double Occupancy or more – $75/1 night $120/2 nights  $170/3 nights


Bus tour & seminar – $200/person   

Friday bus tour only – $125/person   

History seminar only – $100/person   $35/student

Friday optional diner at Jumonville – $20/person

Saturday optional lunch at Jumonville – $12/person

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