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Upcoming Programs

The programs of DCNRHS are designed to teach and share information about railroading, past and present. Our programs unless other wise noted are free and open to the public.  Many programs consistent of speakers presenting a topic with audio/visual aids such as pictures, videos, or slides.
 
Inclement Weather Notice:  In the event of inclement weather, our monthly program will be cancelled IF the school district in which the program is being presented is closed for the day or closes early.  For Silver Spring this is Montgomery County, MD schools.  For Alexandria this is Alexandria City Schools.
 
 
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March 31, 2019 6:00 PM 75th Anniversary Gala at the Army Navy Country Club (Arlington, VA) Anniversary Gala Our blow out gala and awards dinner celebrating rail history, DCNRHS accomplishments, and our members. This year we are very fortunate to welcome noted rail historian John P. Hankey who will speak to Washington, D.C. rail history as it was in 1944, the year DCNRHS was founded. Wear your vintage 1940s clothing, historic railroad or military uniform. Black Tie Optional 
May 17, 2019 7:30 PM The Railway Post Office Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
June 21, 2019 7:30 PM How Railroads Shaped the American Civil War Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
July 19, 2019 7:30 PM Washington -- America's North South Gateway Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
August 16, 2019 7:30 PM Railroading in American Popular Culture Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
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