- The Washington Times - Friday, January 7, 2005

DISTRICT

Jan. 15-16: Civil War living history garrison drill weekend at Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore. Information: https://www.nps.gov/fomc/

Jan. 18: The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia will hear Edna Greene Medford discuss the “Lincoln-Douglass Debates” — the ones between the president and black leader Frederick Douglass. Fort McNair Officers Club. Cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:45 and program at 7:45. Dinner and program $26. Reservations required by close of business Wednesday. Contact Susan Dennis at 703/532-6188 or 202/622-5438 or dennisu@tsa.si.edu.

MARYLAND

Jan. 15: Annual ceremony to celebrate the birthdays of Gens. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson., 11 a.m. at the Lee-Jackson Monument, Art Museum and Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore. Refreshments for all participants and spectators following the ceremony, which will include Confederate and Union re-enactors. Information: 410/296-9235.

PENNSYLVANIA

Through Feb. 18: “Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation” exhibit at Gettysburg College. Free public events include film, talks, music and workshop. Information: 717/337-6600 or www.gettysburg.edu/library/lincolnexhibit.

WEST VIRGINIA

Wednesday: The Harpers Ferry Civil War Roundtable will hear Mike Schellhammer discuss the challenges of leadership in volunteer regiments at 8 p.m. at the Camp Hill Methodist Church, corner of Washington and Gilmore Streets, Harpers Ferry. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to civilwar@washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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