Monthly Programs

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

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August 21, 2020 7:30 PM The Railway Gun's Last 60 Miles Registration Link. Join DCNRHS President, John Eldridge, as he chats a bit about the history of the Railway Gun and explores the logistical feats involved in moving the railway gun from the Naval Weapons Station at Dahlgren, VA, to the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, DC, -- its last move. A free on-line program open to the public. Registration will open about August 1. 2008 Join DCNRHS President, John Eldridge, as he chats a bit about the history of the Railway Gun and explores the logistical feats involved in moving the railway gun from the Naval Weapons Station at Dahlgren, VA, to the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, DC, -- its last move. A free on-line program open to the public. Registration will open about August 1. 
September 18, 2020 7:30 pm Western Maryland Scenic Railroad - On-line Program  John Garner, Executive Director of the WMSR, will talk about the latest happenings with the locomotives, freight and RDC cars owned by the WMSR. Free and open to the public. Registration opens approximately September 1st. 2009 Don’t miss the opportunity to hear John Garner, Executive Director of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, talk about the latest happenings with the locomotives, freight and RDC cars owned by the WMSR. Come and enjoy a candid conversation as Mr. Garner shares the challenges, pitfalls, and opportunities in running restoration and preservation projects in a historic railroad. Free and open to the public. Registration opens approximately September 1st. 
October 16, 2020 7:30 PM A railroad related topic to be announced. Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 2010  
November 29, 2020 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. 2011  
December 31, 2020 5:30 PM Annual Gala Banquet - Trolley Rides Before the Banquet National Capital Trolley Museum 1313 Bonifant Road, Colesville, MD POSTPONED UNTIL LATER IN 2020 - Our Annual Gala Event Celebrating our accomplishments and our organization will be informal but very fun this year. Open to all. Tickets available on our web site.  2012  
December 18, 2020 7:30 PM A railroad related program to be announced. Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 2012  
March 19, 2021 7:30 PM A Railroad Related Topic to Be Announced   2012  
January 15, 2021 1:00 PM A railroad related topic to be announced. Old Greenbelt Theatre Free and open to the public. 2101  
February 19, 2021 7:30 PM A railroad related topic to be announced. Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 2102  
April 16, 2021 7:30 PM   Free and open to the public. 2104  
May 31, 2021 1:00 PM Danger Lights - Tentative Date Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD See this classic Railway Film in a classic theatre. We are working with the Theatre to determine if this event can still be held pending the National Emergency. If so, this event will be free and Open to the Public.  2106  
June 18, 2021 7:30 PM A Railroad Related Topic to Be Announced  Free and open to the public. 2106 Free and open to the public. 
July 16, 2021 7:30 PM A Railroad Related Topic to Be Announced Register Now! Free and open to the public. 2107 A Railroad Related Topic to be Announced 
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