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Date(s) - 03/09/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Marymount University Main Campus, Library Auditorium


Alexander Robey Shepherd: The Man Who Built the Nation’s Capital with author John Richardson. As DC’s public works czar Shepherd built the infrastructure of the nation’s capital after the Civil War that city streets churned-up , its trees gone, and its population exhausted. An intrepid businessman, Shepherd used every lever to persuade Congress to realize L’Enfant’s vision for the capital.

ahs-shepherdThe author, a past president of the Arlington Historical Society, will also be signing his book for attendees. Copies will be available for purchase.

The program will begin at 7:00 pm at Marymount University in the Reinsch Library Auditorium. The program is free and open to the public. For additional AHS information, contact 703-892-4204 or email info@arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org

Parking for Reinsch Library: Marymount University provides free parking. Attendees should enter at the library gate on 26th Street, North and park in the garage at the bottom of the incline to the left. Handicapped parking is just inside the gate to the right. Attendees can also enter the main entrance gate (located at 2807 N. Glebe Road) and park in the main lot in front of the stone Lodge building. The Security Station at the main entrance can help direct where to park.

Directions: Click here for detailed directions to Marymount’s Main Campus: http://www.marymount.edu/Home/Contact-us/Locate-us

Public Transportation: A free Marymount shuttle bus is available from the Ballston-MU Metro Station (Orange and Silver lines). The University is also accessible via Metro bus routes 23A and 23T; exit at the N. Glebe Road and Old Dominion Drive stop.