Thursday, March 11, 2020: As part of the GTMC Signature Speaker Series, Bruce Ragsdale will present a talk entitled, “George Washington: The First Farmer of America.” The event will be held at 7p.m. at Happy Retreat, the 18th-century estate of Charles Washington in Charles Town, WV, and is included in the Happy Retreat Book Series.
Saturday, March 28, 2020: “Fire on the Mountain.” Maryland Heights is the tallest mountain in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Led by Dennis Frye, this strenuous hike will ascend to the Stone Fort at the top of the mountain, with other stops along the way exploring the Heights’ role in the Civil War. Pre-registration required; limited to 20 participants. UPDATE: This program is now full and registration has closed.
Thursday, April 2, 2020: Dr. Broomall will travel to the Petersburg Civil War Round Table.
Thursday, May 28, 2020: Dr. Broomall will present a talk, “Upon the Tented Field: Manliness and Community in Confederate Camps,” before the Gettysburg Civil War Round Table.
Thursday, October 8, through Sunday, October 11, 2020: Annual Civil War and Society Seminar. Registration details TBA.