Dr. James Broomall will present, “Freedpeoples and Fugitives on the Border: The Potomac River Valley, the C&O Canal, and the American Civil War”, at the 2018 Spotlight on National Park Resources in the National Capital Region. The 2018 Spotlight meeting will take place on April 25, 2018 from 9:00am to 3:30pm at the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
On July 19 and 21, 2018, Dr. Broomall will present during the 4th NEH Summer Institute for Teachers: Voices from the Misty Mountains and the Power of Storytelling: Appalachian History and Culture. For full information on the seminar led by Dr. Sylvia Shurbutt please visit the institute’s website.
On September 8, 2018, the George Tyler Moore Center is proud to partner with Antietam National Battlefield and the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College to present a day-long event focusing on the culture of commemoration, violence, and memorialization that grew out of the Civil War. The day’s events will take place in Shepherdstown, WV and Sharpsburg, MD and will include Antietam National Battlefield. More information will be posted in spring 2018.
Dr. James Broomall will present, “Soldier’s Tales from the Civil War: Stories of Home and the Trauma of War,” on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 6:00-7:00pm followed by the film, Deer Hunter. This presentation will be part of the Appalachian Heritage Festival taking place in September 2018.
The George Tyler Moore Center’s 22nd annual seminar will take place in Gettysburg, PA from October 11-14, 2018. More information will be released in the spring and will be found here.
On October 26, 2018, James Scythes will present his book, “This Will Make a Man of Me,” in Shepherdstown. More details will be announced in early 2018.
On Friday, November 2, 2018, Dr. Steve Goldman will lead a discussion on veterans’ experiences along with a viewing of the film, Platoon. More details will be announced later in 2018.
The fifth annual Civil War Christmas will take place in Shepherdstown beginning on Friday, November 30, 2018 with events running through December 2, 2018. More information will be available later in 2018.