Monthly Archives: February 2012

War of 1812 Bicentennial Observance: The Burning of Washington

Let’s not confine ourselves to looking back just 150 years at the Civil War, but also remember that 2012 starts the bicentennial of the War of 1812. On Sunday, March 4, Balch Library hosts a presentation titled “The Burning of … Continue reading

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D.H. Hill and the Confederate Retreat from Leesburg

On Wednesday, March 7, the Mosby Heritage Area Association hosts a first person presentation titled, “Rain, Sleet, Disease, and Gloom: D.H. Hill and the Confederate Retreat from Leesburg.” As part of the Mosby Heritage Association’s Converstations in History series, Douglas … Continue reading

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300 Miles to Freedom

On Sunday, February 26, Balch Library hosts a showing of the documentary “300 Miles to Freedom.” 300 Miles to Freedom is a documentary co-produced by Richard Bryer, a Syracuse University Professor and Anand Kamalaker, a Brooklyn based film director, producer, … Continue reading

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