- The Washington Times - Saturday, September 14, 2002

Sept. 21:
The Historic Surratt House Museum, 9118 Brandywine Road in Clinton is offering a bus tour of the escape route of John Wilkes Booth. This narrated tour travels from Ford's Theatre in Washington to Port Royal, Va., where Booth was killed. Advanced registration is required. Call 301/868-1121.
Friday-Sept. 21:
"Crossroads of History New Perspectives on the Catoctin Region" is the topic of a conference at Frederick Community College on Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on Sept. 21, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the JBK Theater on campus. The conference will highlight the 140th anniversary of the South Mountain and Antietam battles, with demonstrations and exhibits. Sponsored by the Catoctin Center for Regional Studies. Call 301/624-2703.

The Eastern Loudoun County Civil War Round Table will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Sterling Annex in Sterling. Gloria Baker Swift will speak about the Battle of Monocacy.
Civil War sites in Fairfax County will be part of the presentation by Ross Netherton in discussing historic preservation in the county. The program will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the John Marshall Library, 6209 Rosehill Drive, Alexandria. Call 703/971-5037.
Sept. 28
: A marker to commemorate a skirmish in 1864 between Confederate John S. Mosby and Union forces from the 16th and 13th New York Cavalry will be dedicated at 9:30 a.m. at the historic St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. The marker is sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Father William Corby Division. The church is at the intersection of Ox Road and Fairfax Station Road. Call 703/978-8265.
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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