Dr. James Broomall will present, “The Materials of War: Confederate Cloth and Clothing from Home and Abroad” at the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable in Frederick, MD on Thursday, January 18, 2018.
Jake Wynn, Program Coordinator for the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD, will present, “How Civil War Medicine Killed President James Garfield,” at 5:00pm at Town Run Tap House and Community Pub in Shepherdstown, WV on Sunday, March 25, 2018. More information to follow.
On Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 7:00pm there will be a lecture on the importance of historic preservation in building strong communities by Shepherd University Alum and Executive Director of Preservation Maryland, Nicholas Redding at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education. The lecture is sponsored by the George Washington Institute of Living Ethics, the Historic Preservation and Public History Program of Shepherd, and the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War.
Dr. James Broomall will be presenting at Gettysburg College on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. The lecture will take place on campus from 4:00-5:00pm.
On April, 10, 2018, Dr. James Broomall will be the keynote speaker at the Stonewall Jackson Civil War Roundtable in Clarksburg, WV. Dr. Broomall will present, “A Debatable Ground: The Potomac River Valley’s Civil War.”
On April 13, 2018, Scott Hartwig, nationally renowned Civil War historian and author, will present on the battlefield preservation and memorialization as the inaugural speaker in the George Tyler Moore Center’s new signature speaker series. The lecture will take place at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education and more details are forthcoming.
The George Tyler Moore Center will host a lecture presented by Travis Shaw, Public Programs Coordinator at the Mosby Heritage Area Association. The lecture will focus on the Potomac Home Guard and will take place in Shepherdstown, WV at the War Memorial Building on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 7:00pm. More information to follow.
In July 2018, Dr. James Broomall will be a featured guest on local author Bob O’Connor’s podcast, “Chronicles of the American Civil War.” Once a release date is available we will post it and the link to listen in on our site and Facebook page.
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 early 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.
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.