Information for 2013 History Conference
WHAT: 7th annual Montgomery County History Conference -- A day filled with informative sessions on local history topics of interest to researchers, historians, students and teachers, the general public and the generally curious; professional development for volunteers and staff at history organizations. 2013 topics include the keynote session on the History of Science and Technology in Montgomery County; Desegregating Montgomery County Public Schools; Memorializing the Civil War in Montgomery County; History for Kids; A Tangled Web: Researching the Enslaved in Montgomery County; Archaeology in Clarksburg, Maryland; and Women Who Dared. The closing session will feature a rousing, interactive theatrical program on the War of 1812, including local events.
WHEN: Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
WHERE: Johns Hopkins University’s Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Drive,
Rockville, MD 20850
COST (includes all sessions and workshops, continental breakfast, and catered box lunch): Montgomery County residents $50; Others $55. Students with ID $20.
WHAT ELSE: Showcase of history-related organizations – Book sales – information -- networking
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER: www.montgomeryhistory.org
PRESENTED BY: Montgomery County Historical Society – in partnership with Heritage Montgomery, M-NCPPC Montgomery County Dept. of Parks, Archaeological Society of Maryland Mid-Potomac Chapter, Mary Kay Harper Center for Suburban Studies, Peerless Rockville, Strathmore Hall, and Montgomery Preservation. This program is supported in part by funding from Heritage Montgomery, Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, Montgomery County Government, and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.