New! In the Footsteps of Harpers Ferry’s John Brown
1 session, 7 hours
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the local connections to legendary abolitionist John Brown. Take a full-day, mobile workshop through some of the region’s prime sites for exploration relating to Brown and his attack on the US Arsenal at Harpers Ferry. Award-winning researcher/documentarian Chris Haugh will be your guide as we visit sites connected to the ill-fated insurrection attempt in the fall of 1859. Chris will call on content experts to provide unique insight, as this on-location learning experience we will explore the direct relationship that John Brown has on the local landscape. All entry fees are included. Lunch will be on your own at the Potomac Grille. Be sure to bring your walking shoes as we will walk through downtown Harpers Ferry; some parts of the tour may require you to walk up inclines. No refunds after close of business 6/29.
Instructor: Chris Haugh is an Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker and regional historian. For nearly 25 years, Chris has researched, produced and published numerous award-winning presentations on Frederick County history. He has also taught both video production and public history courses for FCC, Hood College and Towson University.
ILR883 In the Footsteps of Harpers Ferry’s John Brown
5 digit number: 15833
Tue 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 7/10/2018-7/10/2018
Location: Depart from FCC Campus; exact location TBD