List of Calendar Events
|Feb 3, 2018||Sat||11:00 AM||Lecture: Harriet Jacobs and Julia Wilbur|
Writer, editor, and author Paula Whitacre will deliver a lecture on Civil War aid worker Harriet Ann Jacobs. Jacobs, who lived in Alexandria during the Civil War, wrote about her war experiences working with Alexandria’s contraband population.
|Feb 10, 2018||Sat||11:00 AM||Dignity and Defiance: Mary Church Terrell|
Raised in privilege but degraded by persistent racial prejudice, Mary Church Terrell fought for the basic human right to be treated equally.
|Feb 18, 2018||Sun||10:00 AM||Revolutionary War Day|
Learn about the army life and fighting tactics of Revolutionary War.
|Mar 1, 2018||Thu||7:30 PM||The Lyceum WWI Lecture Series-“The Hello Girls” |
Lecture and book signing by Elizabeth Cobbs.
|Mar 15, 2018||Thu||7:30 PM||The Lyceum WWI Lecture Series'Doing Our Bit' |
Doing Our Bit(While Having a Bit of Fun): American Nurses in World War I," by Marian Moser Jones, a social historian and ethicist of public health.
|Mar 22, 2018||Thu||7:30 PM||The Lyceum WWI Lecture Series-Sowing the Seeds |
"Sowing the Seeds of Victory: The Women's Land Army of America in Virginia and Washington DC, 1917-1920," lecture by Anna Kiefer.
|Mar 24, 2018||Sat||11:00 AM||Women's Civil War Day|
In celebration of Women's History Month, civilian interpreters portray the dress, skills and contributions of women during the Civil War.
|Apr 8, 2018||Sun||11:00 AM||Apothecary Geek Tour: Civil War Apothecary|
On this guided tour learn about the events in Alexandria during the Civil War through the lens of this family pharmacy.
|May 31, 2018||Thu||7:30 PM||Lecture: Right Hand Man?|
Alexander Hamilton’s Relationship With George Washington: The Musical vs the Reality