Ft. Myer Officers Club
Monthly meeting of one of the longest-running CW roundtables in the country. Dinner and meeting for $36 begins at 6 pm; meeting only for $5 begins about 7:30 pm.
Open to the public, although you will need to go through Ft. Myer military security unless you have a military ID.
Arlington House rangers station
Presentation on Harriet Jacobs and Julia Wilbur, including their observations of Freedmen's Village, which was on current-day Arlington Cemetery land.
Arlington Court Suites, Arlington, VA
As part of this annual conference, historical fiction writer Tammy Renich and I will talk about how to turn research into publishable material.
For more information about the rest of the program or register, go to heep://www.swcw.org
1315 Duke Street
A number of African American related sites will have informal programs to commemorate Juneteenth.
I'll be at Freedom House to answer questions., I will also have an electronic copy of a very special photo album presented to President Lincoln by the Freedmen of Alexandria in honor of his re-election.
$5 admission to the museum.
Rush United Methodist Church
6200 Rush Lima Road, Rush, NY
The Wilbur family lived in Rush from the 1820s to 1864 when her father moved to nearby Avon. As part of Rush's bicentennial, I will be giving a talk about how the town and area fostered the sentiment and determination so that Julia could fight slavery and work for freedom.
437 7th St. NW
(between Gallery Place and Archives metros)
The building itself is a real treat! It has been restored to the era when Clara Barton lived and worked there. Especially when it's dark, you feel like Clara can walk by at any moment!
See the museum website for more information.
Meet the author event, co-hosted with the Energy Club
In conversation with Christine Wolski, Senior Producer, On-Air Fundraising, WETA, and co-producer of the WETA production, Martyrs, Mayhem and Martial Law: Life In Civil War Alexandria.
More info on the Busboys website