- The Washington Times - Friday, February 13, 2004

Maryland

Today: Path to Freedom — Frederick Douglass Walking Tour is sponsored by Friends of the President Street Station at the Baltimore Civil War Museum. The walk will begin at noon and be led by Louis C. Fields through Douglass’ Fells Point neighborhood. For more information, call 410/461-9377.

March 6: A Confederate Navy Day celebration will begin at 11 a.m. at St. Anne’s Cemetery in Annapolis and then move to St. Anne’s Church Parish on Church Circle, where writer Jack Trammell will be speak on the Confederate submarine Hunley. For more information, e-mail cibabo@olg.com.

Virginia

Tuesday: The Eastern Loudoun Civil War Round Table will hear historian Noah Andre Trudeau at 7:30 p.m. at the Sterling Annex, West Church Road and Route 28. For more information, 703/404-0542.

Feb. 28: Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site in Alexandria will observe Black History Month with a slide-illustrated lecture by museum Director Susan Cumbey on “The Shaw Memorial: A Tribute to the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.” The lecture will be at 1 p.m., admission $5, and reservations are suggested. The museum is at 4301 W. Braddock Road. For more information, 703/838-4848.

District:

Feb. 23: The National Park Service will commemorate Black History Month with two programs at Ford’s Theatre, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Park Service interpreters and special guests in period clothing will note the accomplishments of many famous black Americans. Both programs are free, but reservations are required: 202/426-6924.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to The Washington Times by fax to 202/529-3298.

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