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Shepherd University will be hosting the SEA Homeschoolers Conference from June 1-4, 2017. Dr. James Broomall will be presenting two Civil War themed programs during the conference: The Common Civil War Soldier and Civil War Medicine.

On 9 June 2017, Dr. James Broomall will be leading a day-long tour at Antietam National Battlefield with College on the Move.

The George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Conrad Shindler House. The Center will be open to visitors from 1:00-2:00pm with light hors d’oeuvres served. We are pleased to announce that at 2:00pm, Dr. John Stealey will be delivering a keynote address with Dennis E. Frye, Chief Historian at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, making his introduction. The Center will remain open until 4:00pm for visitors. For more information, please visit the event page or call the Center at 304-876-5429.

Dr. James J. Broomall will be presenting at the Jefferson County Historical Society’s 7th Annual Civil War Seminar, 20 June 2017, on “Debatable Ground: The Potomac River Valley’s Civil War.”

On June 23, 2017, the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War will host a one day conference, “War-torn: The Physical and Psychological Consequences of War.”  To register for this event, please visit the event registration page. For full details, schedule, and updates on the event, please visit the event listing on our Facebook page.

On Saturday, June 24, 2017, the George Tyler Moore Center will be open during Shepherdstown’s Streetfest. 

Dr. Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt, NEH project director and coordinator of Shepherd’s Appalachian studies program, is preparing for “Voices from the Misty Mountains: Appalachian Writers and Mountain Culture,” July 9-29, 2017. The Summer Appalachian program is for teachers who want to incorporate Appalachian themes into their classrooms. For more information:

Professor James J. Broomall will present at the Summer Appalachian program, 20 July 2017 from 1:00-2:00pm on “Appalachians and the Civil War” in the Byrd Theater. A screening of the film, “Cold Mountain,” will be shown immediately following the lecture from 2:15-4:15pm in the Byrd Theater.

On 30 August 2017 at 7:00pm, Professor James J. Broomall will present as part of the Historic Shepherdstown Speaker Series. The presentation, “The Brother’s War: The Civil War Experiences of Virginia and West Virginia Soldiers,” will be given at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education at Shepherd University.

Antietam National Battlefield will host a Speaker Series at Shepherd University in conjunction with the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War in late summer 2017. The scheduled dates for the series are August 26th, September 2nd, and September 9th. All events will be held at the Erma Ora Byrd Auditorium and more information will be coming soon.

The annual seminar presented by the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War will be held September 14-17, 2017. More information regarding registration, speakers, and events will be coming in Spring 2017.