About Us > Press Center > Join Us on April 8th for “Humanizing the War of 1812:Telling the Untold Stories”

Registration now open for "Humanizing the War of 1812: Telling the Untold Stories along the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail"
Register now for the final workshop in the Trail's workshop series, featuring author Alan Taylor


Released 02/14/2013

Humanizing the War of 1812: Telling the Untold Stories along the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail

A Workshop for Museum, Park and Historic Site Interpreters and Tourism Professionals

When: Monday April 8, 2013
9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Where: Harford County Community College, Bel Air, Maryland 21015

Description: Author Alan Taylor (The Civil War of 1812) will open this day-long workshop with remarks reflecting his recent research into the role of African-Americans during the War of 1812.  Then, following a brief living history program, participants will engage in a discussion about using costumed interpretation to express the perspectives of African-American women. Three afternoon break-out discussions, led by field experts and professionals, at the College’s historic Hays-Heighe House will focus on:

• Using Research to Uncover the Untold Stories of the War of 1812
• Humanizing History:  Making Your Interpretive Programs Engaging
• Making History Relevant to Youth: Involving Schools and Students in Research, Writing, and Product Development

You can download the agenda here.

Registration: Space is limited; cost is $20, which covers lunch and all materials.  Complete and submit a registration form, indicating your preference for two of the three afternoon break-out discussions. Checks should be made out to Maryland Association of History Museums, c/o Rod Cofield, Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road, Edgewater, MD 21037. 

For more information: 

Workshop questions? Contact or email Suzanne Copping at 410‐260‐2476, or Mary Alexander at 410-514-7622.
Registration questions? Contact or email Rod at 410‐222‐1919 x206.

Download a map of Harford County Community College.

Sponsors: This workshop is last in a 3-part series sponsored by the National Park Service in cooperation with Maryland Historical Trust and host venues including Harford County Community College.

Interactive Content

Attend an Event

calendar

Find a fun and exciting event to attend!

Learn More

Learn and Explore

explore

Get the trail's history and travel guide.

Learn More

Get the App!

Chesapeake Explorer app image

Download our FREE mobile app!

Learn More