150th Anniversary National Park Service Guest Lecture Series 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign

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Date: June 19, 2014

August 14th, 7:00 p.m.

The Shenandoah Valley's Role in U.S. Grant's 1864 Strategy

Dr. Joseph Whitehorne, historian and author

Location: Middletown Town Office, 7875 Church Street, Middletown, VA 22645

August 29th, 7:00 p.m.

Life Between the Lines: Civilian Experiences in Warren County, Virginia in 1864

Patrick Farris, Executive Director, Warren Historical Society

Location: Warren Historical Society, 101 Chester Street, Front Royal, VA 22630

September 5th 7:00 p.m.

"Those Who Have Borne the Battle:"The Aftermath of the Valley Campaign

Nicholas Redding, Executive Director, Long Branch Plantation

Location: Long Branch Plantation, 830 LongBranch Lane, Millwood, VA 22646

September 11th, 7:00 p.m.

The Portable Printing Press in theCivil War

Joan Bourdeau, Curator, Smithsonian Institution

Location: Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation Headquarters (Lee-Jackson Building), 9386 South Congress Street, New Market, VA22844

September166:45 p.m.

Winchester, Kernstown, and Cedar Creek: Crossroads in the Fight for the Shenandoah Valley

E. Warren Perry Jr., Writer, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Location: Smithsonian Associates, S. Dillion Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington, DC 20026

Fee. www.smithsonianassociates.org or (202) 633-3030 

September 25th 7:00 p.m.

"Desirable That Nothing Should Be Left To Invite the Enemy To Return...."

"The Burning" in the Shenandoah Valley

Phillip Greenwalt, Park Ranger, National Park Service

Location: Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse, 112 South Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664

October 2nd, 7:00 p.m.

Did the Valley Re-elect Abraham Lincoln?

Dennis Frye, Chief of Interpretation, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Location: Old Courthouse Civil War Museum, 20 North Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA 22601

October 23rd, 7:00 p.m.

Rediscovering the James E. Taylor Sketchbook

Dana MacBean, Curator of Exhibits, Parris Island Museum, USMC

Location: Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst Street, Winchester, VA22601

November 13th7:00 p.m.

"Ours is no longer a divided country"

The Path to Reconciliation in the Shenandoah Valley

Jonathan Noyalas, Associate Professor ofHistory, Lord Fairfax Community College

Location: Carl and Emily Thompson Conference Center, Corron Building , Lord Fairfax Community College, 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA 22645



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