- The Washington Times - Friday, March 17, 2006



March 25: Five leading scholars discuss the latest in Lincoln scholarship in a forum presented by the Abraham Lincoln Institute, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., National Archives II, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Complimentary lunch. Seating limited. Registration and directions at www.lincoln-institute.org.

April 4: The Col. W. Norris Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will host a talk by author and historian Don Hakenson on Fairfax City during the Civil War, 7 p.m. at the Damascus Branch Library, 9701 Main St., Damascus. Free and open to the public. Information: 301/977-0087 or [email protected]


Today: Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site presents “Women’s Fashions in the Civil War Era,” a slide-illustrated lecture by authority Linda R. Duffy, 1 p.m., Fort Ward Museum Library, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria. Admission: $6. Information and reservations: 703/838-4848.

Thursday: The Prince William County Historic Preservation Division will conclude its series of free lectures on local history and preservation efforts with “Uncommon Soldiers” at 7 p.m. at the Old Manassas Courthouse, 9248 Lee Ave., Manassas. Seating is limited, and reservations are recommended. Information and reservations: the Prince William County Department of Public Works, 703/792-5546.

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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