An Excursion on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
All-Day Tour
Climb through the Allegheny Mountains on a historic restored diesel locomotive as you enjoy a 30-mile round-trip excursion between Cumberland and Frostburg on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. Rail historian Joe Nevin leads the tour and chronicles the region’s transportation history as you pass through some of its most spectacular mountain scenery.
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 8:15 AM
DC’s Historic Sites: Welcome to Georgetown
Our D.C. lunchtime lecture series continues with a focus on Georgetown. Founded in 1751, it predates the establishment of the federal district and Washington City by 40 years. Each week, expert lecturers focus on one of the extraordinary historic places that make Georgetown the unique neighborhood it is. This lecture features the Old Stone House.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 12:00 PM
DC’s Historic Sites: Welcome to Georgetown
Our D.C. lunchtime lecture series continues with a focus on Georgetown. Founded in 1751, it predates the establishment of the federal district and Washington City by 40 years. Each week, expert lecturers focus on one of the extraordinary historic places that make Georgetown the unique neighborhood it is. This lecture features the Oak Hill Cemetery.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:00 PM
DC’s Historic Sites: Welcome to Georgetown
Our D.C. lunchtime lecture series continues with a focus on Georgetown. Founded in 1751, it predates the establishment of the federal district and Washington City by 40 years. Each week, expert lecturers focus on one of the extraordinary historic places that make Georgetown the unique neighborhood it is. This lecture features Dumbarton Oaks Gardens.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 12:00 PM
DC’s Historic Sites: Welcome to Georgetown
Our D.C. lunchtime lecture series continues with a focus on Georgetown. Founded in 1751, it predates the establishment of the federal district and Washington City by 40 years. Each week, expert lecturers focus on one of the extraordinary historic places that make Georgetown the unique neighborhood it is. This lecture features the C&O Canal.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Railways and History in Altoona and Johnstown
Overnight Tour
Rail historian Joe Nevin leads an overnight tour that explores two key aspects of Central Pennsylvania’s past: its railroading heritage and one of the country’s most tragic natural disasters—the Johnstown flood of 1889—and the role of the railroads in spreading the warning and saving lives.
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 7:00 AM
DC’s Historic Sites: Welcome to Georgetown
Our D.C. lunchtime lecture series continues with a focus on Georgetown. Founded in 1751, it predates the establishment of the federal district and Washington City by 40 years. Each week, expert lecturers focus on one of the extraordinary historic places that make Georgetown the unique neighborhood it is. This lecture features Tudor Place.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 12:00 PM
DC’s Historic Sites: Welcome to Georgetown
Our D.C. lunchtime lecture series continues with a focus on Georgetown. Founded in 1751, it predates the establishment of the federal district and Washington City by 40 years. Each week, expert lecturers focus on one of the extraordinary historic places that make Georgetown the unique neighborhood it is. This lecture features the Peabody Room, Georgetown Library.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 12:00 PM