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Third Thursday Talk, January 17, 7pm: Shenandoah Mountain: A Story of Abuse and Recovery. Lynn Cameron retired from a career as a professional librarian at JMU in 2010 and since 2004 she has served as a Co-Chair of Friends of Shenandoah Mountain. Her talk will discuss the proposed Congressional designation of the Shenandoah Mountain area of the George Washington National Forest as a National Scenic Area, and give an overview of its fascinating history.
Third Thursday Talk, February 21, 7pm: American Women at War. Since 2010 Amelia Underwood has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Military Science (Army ROTC) and the Honors College at James Madison University. Amelia visits The Heritage Museum in February to tell the wonderful and inspiring story of American Women at War.
Third Thursday Talk, March 21, 7pm: Chesapeake Western: Harrisonburg’s Railroad. From the late nineteenth century to today, the Chesapeake Western shortline railroad has quite the story to tell. The history of the railroad line, its stations, and locomotives will be told by Jeffrey Smoker, a historian of all things wheels and engines.