2014-2015 SPECIAL EVENTS LIST-

THE CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE OF GREATER BOSTON (est. 1957

ALWAYS CHECK THESE SITES OUT FOR THEIR SPECIAL EVENTS---

The Bostonian Society.................http://www.bostonhistory.org

The History Channel...................http://www.historychannel.com

The Blue & Grey Society...............http://www.blue-and-gray-education.org

The African American Meeting House....http://www.afroammuseum.org

The National Archives in Waltham.......http://www.archives.gov/northeast

May 6th - June 1st

Family History Lecture Series, Boston Public Library

Wednesdays, 6 PM , Abbey Room, Boston Public Library, Copely Square
May 13th, May 27th, June 1st

May 6th Robert Love’s Warnings: Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston

May 13th - Women and Physical Culture in Nineteenth-Century Boston

May 27th - Finding Living Ancestors: Being a Genealogy Gumshoe

June 1st - Boston and the American Revolution

Here is the link to all of the spring talks. We hope you can make all of them!

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Chambersburg PA Civil War Seminars
April 10 - Sept. 27, 2015

Our 2015 seminars are listed below and more information about our seminars can be found at www.civilwarseminars.org. We offer a special Civil War Roundtable discount of 10% off when three or more Civil War Roundtable members register for our complete weekend package at one of our 2015 tours. Please call Lark Plessinger with any questions or to receive the discount: (717) 264-7101 ext. 206.

“Ed Bearss Symposium: Leadership and Combat in the Civil War”
April 10-12, 2015
This event features speakers and guides including Ed Bearss, Dennis Frye, Tom Huntington, Perry Jamieson, Wayne Motts, John Priest, Dr. Richard Sommers, and others. The weekend will include sessions and a bus tour of Gettysburg. Based in Chambersburg, PA and back by popular demand.
 
“On the Trail of Those Damn Black Hats: Weekend with Lance Herdegen and the Iron Brigade”
May 15-17, 2015
Weekend will include a bus and walking tour of South Mountain, Antietam, and Gettysburg along with sessions by Lance Herdegen, Tom Clemens, Gordon Dammann, Joe Mieczkowki, Dan Welch and others. Based in Chambersburg, PA.
 
“The End of the War: Richmond, Petersburg, and Appomattox”
July 22-26, 2015
Join Dr. Richard Sommers, Dr. James “Bud” Robertson, Ed Bearss, Robert E. L. Krick, Lt. Col. Ralph Peters, Chris Calkins, Ted Alexander, and many others as we explore 1864 and 1865 battle sites. Based in Richmond, VA.
 
“Lincoln”
Sept. 24-27, 2015
Join Ed Bearss, Bob Allen, Dr. Edward Steers, and others with bus tours of Gettysburg, the John Wilkes Booth Escape tour, and sessions by leading Lincoln historians. Based in Chambersburg, PA.
 
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April 15th - May 13th
Lecture Series in Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the assassination of Abrahan Lincoln
Presented by The Commonwealth Museum & The Massachusetts Sesquicentennial Commission

Wednesday, April 15th 6 - 7:30 PM ,
The Assassin's Accomplice: Mary Surratt, Guilty as Charged

Wednesday, April 29th 6 - 7:30 PM
The First Living Room War: Capturing, Executing, and Remembering Lincoln's Assassins: Photography's Crucial Role

Wednesday, May 13th 6 - 7:30 PM
Military Trial of the Lincoln Conspirators; Justice or Justice Denied

For more info., please see the event flyer

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June 19-21, 2015 Massachusetts Arms Show.
Sturbridge Hotel and Conference Center.

The New England Antique Arms Society 17th Annual Show at Sturbridge Hotel & Conference Center Saturday 9-5 Sunday 9-1 Friday $50.00 early buy. Saturday & Sunday General Admission $12-$15.00 For information www.neass.org

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August 7 - 9, 2015

Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

$75 early bird rate-register by April 30th, $95 regular rate, Reservations Required

Join Civil War historians and preservationists for the Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium.  The 2015 theme is “Civil War Legacies” and topics will include the 1865 surrenders, Lincoln assassination, battlefield preservation and the legacy of the Civil War.  Fee includes a Friday night round table discussion; lectures, lunch and book signings on Saturday with a tour of Chancellorsville Battlefield on Sunday including newly preserved property on Stonewall Jackson’s flank attack. 

For more information or to register, visit:  emergingcivilwar.com or contact Stevenson Ridge at (540) 582-6263.  Stevenson Ridge is located at:  6901 Meeting Street, Spotsylvania, VA 22553