Our annual Speaker Series presentations begin in April and continue in May, September and November. All of the presentations will be held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., and they are free and open to the public.
The Speaker Series will be held in the auditorium at Shepherd University’s Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education. Announcements about Zoom availability will be made closer to each talk.
Please note that some dates have changed.
- Living Libraries: Using Oral History to Preserve the Past9/7Dr. Keith Alexander, associate professor of history at Shepherd University. Dr. Alexander’s students conducted the oral interviews that are the basis for a new exhibit “African American Educational Opportunities in Jefferson County, WV, Before and After Brown v. Board of Education, 1954” which will open at Historic Shepherdstown Museum in mid-May.
The annual meeting for Historic Shepherdstown Commission will precede Dr. Alexander’s talk.
- Looking at the History and Future of the Shepherdstown Riverfront11/16Historic Shepherdstown Commission will host a public forum. This event will be a panel presentation and community discussion.