- The Washington Times - Friday, February 9, 2007


Monday: The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table will hear Julie Galonska, site manager of the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, discuss the renovation of the Frederick Douglass House, 6:30 p.m. at the Charles Sumner School, 1201 17th St. NW. Information: George Franks, 301/379-0330.


Through May 28: “Remembrance and Recovery: Maryland’s Civil War Veterans,” an exhibit highlighting the state’s veterans and the organizations that supported them throughout their lives, with artifacts from the Daniel Toomey collection. The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Frederick, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 301/695-1864 or www.civilwarmed.org.


Today: The Mosby Heritage Area Association presents “The Fireside Mosby,” 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Rector House in Atoka, four miles west of Middleburg on Route 50. The Gray Ghost Interpretive group, in costume, tells stories about the area during the Civil War. Free. Information: 540/687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

Wednesday: Guest speaker Doug Perks will discuss how the Civil War affected the residents of Jefferson County, Va. (now West Virginia) at the meeting of the Harpers Ferry Civil War Roundtable. The meeting will be held at the Hilltop House Hotel, 400 E. Ridge St. in Harpers Ferry, beginning at 8 p.m. More information at 301/353-1446.

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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