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McCauley Lecture

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McCauley Lecture Series 2019-2020

Please join us in the Community Room of the Alice Virginia and David W. Fletcher Branch Library in downtown Hagerstown for a series of free lectures focusing on the fascinating and diverse history of the tri-state area.

October 7, 2019 @ 7 PM: “Action Along the Track: The Civil War on the B & O’s Upper Potomac Line Part I: Harpers Ferry to Great Cacapon" presented by Steve French

November 4, 2019 @ 7 PM: “Action Along the Track: The Civil War on the B & O’s Upper Potomac Line Part II: Paw Paw to Rowlesburg” presented by Steve French

December 2, 2018 @ 7 PM: An Illustrated Geological Tour of Western Maryland and Its Surrounding Areas” presented by John Means

January—No Lecture

February 3, 2020 @ 7 PM: “African Americans in the Civil War in Western Maryland” presented by Emilie Amt

March 2, 2020 @ 7 PM: “Cresap’s Rifles:  The Untold Story of the Riflemen Who Helped Save George Washington’s Army” presented by Champ Zumbrun

April 6, 2020 @ 7 PM: “Confluence:  Harpers Ferry as Destiny” presented by Dennis Frye and Catherine Mägi Oliver

May 4, 2020 @ 7 PM—Inclement Weather Date

Please call 301-739-3250 ext. 350 with questions.