Monthly Programs

 All sessions are FREE and open to the public unless otherwise specifically noted.

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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 190331 
May 17, 2019 7:30 PM The Railway Post Office Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 1905 
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. 1906 
July 19, 2019 7:30 PM Washington -- America's North South Gateway Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 1907 
August 16, 2019 7:30 PM Railroading in American Popular Culture Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 1908 
September 20, 2019 7:30 pm 175 years of Morse Telegraphy Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 1909 
October 18, 2019 7:30 PM From Scrap Line to Main Line: The Restoration of the Collinsville Inn Passenger Car Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum DCNRHS' Chief Mechanical Officer Jim Lilly will take you behind the scenes and through the history and restoration of 1949 Budd Company Passenger Car Collinsville Inn, which was restored in 2015 by our members. Free and open to the public. 1910 
December 1, 2019 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Railfan Sunday - Train Watching at Bowie Tower Railroad Library at Bowie Tower Free and open to the public. 1911 
December 20, 2019 7:30 PM Envisioning Trains, One Track at a Time Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 1912 
January 17, 2020 7:30 PM A railroad related topic to be announced. Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 2001 
February 21, 2020 7:30 PM A railroad related topic to be announced. Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum  2002 
April 17, 2020 7:30 PM A railroad related topic to be announced. Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 2004 
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