EVENTS & APPEARANCES

NEW YORK, NY:
Monday, April 4, 6:30 p.m.: “Disunion: The Civil War.” New York Times/TimesTalks conversation with Adam Goodheart, filmmaker Ken Burns, and Yale historian David Blight, moderated by Jamie Malanowski. Book-signing to follow.

Details:
The Times Center
New York Times

242 West 41st Street

Between 7th and 8th Avenue
Tickets ($30)
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NEW YORK, NY:
Thursday, April 7, 6:30 p.m.: “The First Shot: 1861.” Sponsored by the New-York Historical Society at the Society for Ethical Culture, a panel discussion with Adam Goodheart and leading Civil War historians James McPherson and Craig Symonds, moderated by Harold Holzer; book-signing to follow.

Details:
Society for Ethical Culture
33 Central Park West
Tickets ($20 for nonmembers/$10 for members)
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BALTIMORE, MD:
Tuesday, April 12, 6:00 p.m.: Special talk and book-signing at the Maryland Historical Society on the 150th anniversary of the day the Civil War began. Reception to follow, sponsored by the Washington College Alumni Association.

Details:
Maryland Historical Society
201 West Monument St.
Free to the public.
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PHILADELPHIA, PA:
Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 p.m.: National Constitution Center. Conversation with Adam Goodheart moderated by Richard Beeman of the University of Pennsylvania.

Details:
National Constitution Center
Independence Mall
525 Arch Street
Reservations required.
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RICHMOND, VA:
Thursday, April 14, 6:30 p.m.: Civil War Book Club, Fountain Bookstore. Reading, interview, Q&A, and book-signing.

Details:
The Fountain Bookstore
1312 East Cary St.
Free to the public.
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HARPERS FERRY, WV:
Saturday, April 16, 1:00 p.m.: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. “War Comes to Harpers Ferry.”

Details:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Free to the public
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NEW YORK, NY:
Thursday, April 21, 6:30 p.m.: “New York City Goes to War.” Talk and book-signing at the Museum of the City of New York. “Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War with New York Times columnist and historian Adam Goodheart, author of 1861: The Civil War Awakening (Knopf, 2011). Goodheart will share little-known stories of New York in the first days of the war: from slave ships in Brooklyn to secret missions at Governor’s Island to a regiment of firemen marching down Broadway into battle. Find out how the Civil War shaped New York City and how New York City influenced the Civil War.”

Details:
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd St.
Reservations required. Tickets $12/$8/$6
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WASHINGTON, D.C.:
Saturday, April 23, 2:00 p.m.: National Portrait Gallery/Smithsonian American Art Museum. “Historian, journalist, and travel writer Adam Goodheart discusses his new book 1861: The Civil War Awakening, a gripping account of the early days of the Civil War. Goodheart is director of Washington College’s C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience. Book-signing follows.”

Details:
National Portrait Gallery/Smithsonian American Art Museum
Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
8th and F Streets, N.W.
Free to the public.
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CENTREVILLE, MD:
Saturday, April 30, 7:00 p.m.: Queen Anne’s County (Md.) Historical Society, reading and book-signing,.

Details:
Centreville Senior Center
104 Powell St.
Tickets $15

DOVER, DE:
Friday, May 6, 7:00 p.m.: Keynote speech at the launch of Delaware’s statewide, four-year Civil War sesquicentennial commemoration, sponsored by the Delaware Heritage Commission. Reception and book-signing to follow.

Details:
Delaware State University
Martin Luther King Student Center
1200 N. DuPont Highway
Free to the public.

WASHINGTON, D.C.:
Wednesday, May 11, 12:00 p.m.: The Library of Congress “Books & Beyond” program hosts Adam Goodheart speaking about his new book, 1861: The Civil War Awakening. Book-signing to follow.

Details:
Library of Congress
Mary Pickford Theater, James Madison Building
101 Independence Ave., S.E.
Free to the public.
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EASTON, MD:
Thursday, May 12, 6:00 p.m.: Academy Art Museum. “Adam Goodheart, Director of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College, will speak about the first year of the Civil War and sign copies of his new book 1861: The Civil War Awakening.”

Details:
Academy Art Museum
106 South Street
Tickets (Member $35/Non-member $40)
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HAGERSTOWN, MD:
Wednesday, May 18: Series of three events:

12:00 p.m.: Luncheon, talk, and book-signing, Rotary Club of Hagerstown.
Fountain Head Country Club
13316 Fountain Head Rd.

2:00 p.m.: Book-signing, Washington County Convention and Visitors’ Bureau Details TBA.

5:30 p.m.: “The Civil War Awakening: An Evening with Adam Goodheart.” Dinner, talk, and book-signing to benefit the Friends of the Washington County Library.
Fountain Head Country Club
13316 Fountain Head Rd.
Tickets $100 (dinner included)
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CHICAGO, IL:
Thursday, May 19, 6:00 p.m.: Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, reading, Q&A, book-signing, and webcast “virtual book signing.”

Details:
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop
357 West Chicago Ave.
Free to the public.
Also webcast simultaneously at http://www.virtualbooksigning.net/

CHICAGO, IL:
Friday, May 20, 12:00 p.m.: Union League Club of Chicago; luncheon talk and book-signing.

Details:
Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Blvd.

ST. LOUIS, MO:
Friday, May 20, 7:00 p.m.: Left Bank Books; talk and signing.

Details:
Left Bank Books
399 N. Euclid Ave.
Free to the public.

SPRINGFIELD, IL:
Saturday, May 21, 11:30 a.m.: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum; luncheon talk and book-signing.

Details:
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
212 N. Sixth Street
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ST. MICHAELS, MD:
Friday, June 3, 6:00 p.m.: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. “Author, teacher and master historian, Adam Goodheart shares the dramatic and little-known story of how a courageous group of slaves at the beginning of the Civil War launched a revolution by the shores of the Chesapeake – a revolution that would ultimately lead to Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. The story unfolded exactly 150 years ago, in May and June of 1861.”

Details:
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 North Talbot St.
Tickets ($8 members/$10 non-members)
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MANASSAS, VA:
Sunday, June 26, 2:00 p.m.: Manassas Museum, reading and book signing.

Details:
Manassas Museum
9101 Prince William Street
Free to the public.

RICHMOND, VA:
Thursday, September 15, 10:30 a.m.: American Association for State and Local History, keynote address at annual conference.

Details:
Virginia Historical Society
428 North Boulevard
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WASHINGTON, D.C.:
Wednesday, October 26: Society for Historians in the Federal Government;
2011 Richard G. Hewlett Lecture

Details TBA

RICHMOND, VA:
November (date TBD): Virginia Historical Society, Banner Lecture

Details TBA

GETTYSBURG, PA:
Friday, November 18, 9:30 a.m.: Lincoln Forum Annual Symposium. “First in Freedom: Lincoln and the Contrabands, 1861.” Talk and book-signing. 10:30 a.m.: Panel discussion, “Why Didn’t the War End in 1861?”

Details:
Wyndham Gettysburg
95 Presidential Circle
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ARNOLD, MD:
Thursday, December 8, 7:00 p.m.: Chesapeake Civil War Roundtable

Anne Arundel Community College
Details TBA