Member Monthly Program Information

MONTHLY PROGRAMS
 
DCNRHS monthly programs are held on the third Friday of the month at 8:00 PM. The locations alternate between the George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, VA and the B&O Railroad Station in Silver Spring, MD. Two exceptions are the April (banquet month) and September (Picnic month) when the locations are announced in advance of the event. The location is always announced on our web site. The programs are free and open to the public. The banquet is also open to the public. The programs are a usually railroad based and include items such as railroad history, railroad operations, preservation, photography, travel, etc.
 
DateTimeTopicLocationDescription
July 17, 2020 7:30 PM On-line Program: East Broad Top (EBT) Railroad - Then and Now Register Now! Hear about EBT's history, on-going restoration efforts, and future plans from Andrew Van Scyoc, President of the Friends of the East Broad Top. 
August 21, 2020 7:30 PM The Railway Gun's Last 60 Miles  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 A railroad related topic to be announced. Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
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. 
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. 
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