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
February 15, 2019 7:30 PM Capital Transit Company Faces War Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Ken Rucker of the National Capital trolley Museum will talk about the Capital Transit Company and the integral role it played in Washington, D.C. during World War II as the city transformed overnight from a sleepy Southern City to the center of the free world during World War II. Free and open to the public. 
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. 
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