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Where the Potomac & the Chesapeake meet

May 22, 2019 - November 13, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   (view all 7 dates)

Sotterley Speaker Series 2019

Hollywood—Historic Sotterley is pleased to announce the presenters for the 2019 Speaker Series. An important community outreach, this series is yet another way that this National Historic Landmark fulfills its mission of serving as an educational and cultural resource.

The Boeing Company has generously sponsored the Speaker Series at Historic Sotterley for the past 12 years. Because they are dedicated to promoting education and the arts within the Southern Maryland community, these events are free to the public.

Due to limited seating, please sign up on our website or call 301-373-2280 for reservations.

SAVING MONTICELLO:

The Levy Family's Epic Quest to Rescue the House That Jefferson Built

Marc Leepson - Historian, Author, Journalist

May 22nd  |  7:00 p.m.

THE COMMON CAUSE: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution

Robert Parkinson - Historian, Author,  Associate Professor

June 19th  |  7:00 p.m.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND PLACE-BASED TEACHING:

The Importance of Knowing our History and

Culture in Order to Preserve our Democratic Republic 

O. James Lighthizer - President of the American Battlefield Trust

August 28th  |  7:00 p.m.

SPY PILOT

Gary Powers, Jr. - Author, Historian

September 18th  |  7:00 p.m.

SINKING LANDS AND RISING SEAS:

Climate Change, Evolution of Chesapeake Bay & Effects on Cultural Resources

Ralph Eshelman - Paleontologist, Historian

October 9th  |  7:00 p.m.

FLORAL DIPLOMACY: At the White House

Laura Dowling - Author, Floral Designer

October 30th  |  7:00 pm

THE GHOSTS OF EDEN PARK

Karen Abbott - Author, Historian

November 13th  |  7:00 p.m.

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