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March 21, 7pm: Third Thursday Talk: 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.
March 30, 10:30am: FamilySearch Open House: Join us for a special presentation at 10:30 on March 30th by professional genealogist Katie Derby. Katie will go over everything FamilySearch has to offer: the world’s largest collection of digitized genealogy records, an extensive family tree database, and features sure to benefit all researchers.
The Heritage Museum is now a FamilySearch affiliate library. Come discover FamilySearch and other resources at The Heritage Museum’s Open House.
May 16, 7pm: Third Thursday Talk: The Heritage Museum presents The Most Romantic Man In America: John C. Frémont in Rockingham County. John C. Frémont was an American original. Explorer. General. Presidential candidate. And complete romantic. Frémont’s story will be told by Bill Miller, historian and battlefield guide. Share the event and bring your friends and family.