NPS Chief Historian to speak at Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area Annual Meeting

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Dr. Turkiya L. Lowe to discuss 'After the War Ends: Preserving Reconstruction Era History in Border State Maryland'

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The Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area welcomes the public to their Annual Meeting, featuring a lecture and reception on the evening of Monday, November 13 at Frederick Community College. Dr. Turkiya L. Lowe, Chief Historian of the National Park Service will deliver a talk, “After the War Ends: Preserving Reconstruction Era History in Border State Maryland” with time following the lecture for a Q&A session.

The event will begin at 7:00 PM at the Frederick Community College Conference Center, located at 7932 Opposumtown Pike. The Annual Meeting will include Dr. Lowe’s remarks, as well as highlights from the last year in the Heritage Area. The evening will conclude with a light dessert reception, ending at 9:00 PM.

The Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area Annual Meeting is free and open to the public. All ages from middle school students through adults are encouraged to attend. RSVPs are appreciated but not required. RSVP on Eventbrite.

The Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area is a certified part of the Maryland Heritage Area Program. The mission of the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area is to promote the stewardship of our historic, cultural, and natural Civil War resources; encourage superior visitor experiences; and stimulate tourism, economic prosperity, and educational development, thereby improving the quality of life in our community for the benefit of both residents and visitors.

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