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HCC to offer one-day Civil War seminar

The Continuing Education and Community Services Division at Hagerstown Community College will offer a one-day Civil War seminar on Sat., March 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Elliott Center on the main HCC campus. The seminar is being offered as part of the 150th commemoration of the Civil War in Washington County.
               
Seminar presenters include Dr. Tom Clemens, professor of history at HCC, who will discuss “Hagerstown and Washington County at the Outbreak of the Civil War 1861;” Dennis Frye, chief historian of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, who will discuss “The First Invasion of Maryland;” Tim Snyder, historian and author, who will discuss “A Kingdom for a Few Horses and Mules: General Patterson’s Army Comes to Washington County;” and Dr. David Hein, professor of religion and philosophy at Hood College, who will discuss “Religion and Politics in Maryland on the Eve of the Civil War.”
               
The course fee is $40, with a $15 material fee, and $5 registration. To register or learn more, call HCC at 301-790-2800, ext. 236.