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HCC to hold Civil War Seminar March 31

Canons at Antietam Battlefield

The Continuing Education and Community Services Division at Hagerstown Community College will offer a one-day Civil War seminar on Sat., March 31, 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.
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 course fee is $56 for senior citizens and $61 for others, which includes materials, lunch, and registration fee. To register or learn more, call HCC at 240-500-2236.

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