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'The Civil War in Your Attic' scanning event set for Nov. 17

October 19, 2012



The Maryland History and Culture Collaborative invites Washington County residents to bring Civil War-era documents for scanning into a state archive.

MHCC representatives will have scanning equipment from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Area residents are invited to bring letters, diaries, pension materials, photographs, maps, hand-drawn sketches, claims for damage or any other Civil War-era document to be scanned for inclusion in the Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage.

Scanned materials will be available at www.mdch.org.

For information, contact Jill Craig at 301-739-3250, ext. 142, or jcraig@washcolibrary.org.

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