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Civil War seminar scheduled March 31 at HCC

February 22, 2012

HAGERSTOWN — The Continuing Education and Community Services Division at Hagerstown Community College will offer a one-day Civil War seminar Saturday, March 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Elliott Center on the main HCC campus.

The seminar is offered as part of the 150th commemoration of the Civil War.

Seminar presenters include Tom Clemens, professor of history at HCC, who will discuss “Antietam Like You’ve Never Heard It;” Dennis Frye, chief historian of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, who will discuss “September Suspense: The Union Uncertain;” Stephen Recker, producer of Virtual Antietam and member/founder of Antietam Battlefield Guides, who will discuss “Rare Images of Antietam;” and Daniel Toomey, historian and author, who will discuss “The War Came by Train.”

Frye will serve as the moderator of the panel discussion, following the individual lectures.

The seminar costs $61 and $56 for senior citizens.

The fee includes materials, lunch, and registration. To register or learn more, call HCC at 240-500-2236.

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