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
August 25, 2017 8:00 PM John W. Garrett and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Silver Spring, MD B&O Station Kathleen Waters Sander will discuss her new book John W. Garrett and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (JHU Press, published April 14, 2017). This meeting will take place at 8 pm at the B&O Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD. Sander teaches history at the University of Maryland University College. Free and open to the public. 
September 16, 2017 8:00 PM Picnic at Bowie Tower Martin F. O'Rourke Library at Bowie Tower (Bowie, MD) Our trackside late summer event returns this year,once again at Bowie Tower, the site of our Railroad Library and along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. Bring a covered dish. Open to the public. 
October 20, 2017 8:00 PM A railroad related topic to be announced. Silver Spring, MD B&O Station Free and open to the public. 
November 17, 2017 8:00 PM Railroad related topic to be announced. GWMNM-Alexandria, VA Free and open to the public. 
December 15, 2017 8:00 PM A railroad related topic to be announced.  Free and open to the public. Location to be announced. 
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