Discover your roots. Gain basic genealogical information and techniques for reseraching family history using local sources and the Internet. Discuss documenting and publishing research findings. Learn how to find and use genealogical source records, how to apply research strategies, and how to keep yourself organized. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply.
Examine the dark underside of history, shocking murders from long ago that once stunned communities and filled newspapers with sensational headlines. Students will examine the early workings of the criminal justice system and what law enforcement did or could have done to solve cases and bring about justice. The course will consider local and national crimes as we take up the project of CSI, the historical edition. Senior adult and disabled retire tuition waivers apply.
The year 2020 marked the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims arrival in North America. Thirteen year earlier, James Fort was established in Virginia.
This course compares and contrasts the two pioneering English colonies from their beginnings in 1607 and 1620 and shows who these different establishments were a critical part of creating “America the Beautiful.” Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply.
More than 400 years ago, Europeans made first contact with Native people of the Delmarva. This class will survey how the Native peoples of the Delmarva lived before, during, and after this contact. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 killed more people than World War I. It has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in recorded world history, killing between 20 and 40 million people worldwide. Known as "Spanish Flu" or "la Grippe", the influenza of 1918-1919 was a global disaster. Study the parallels and difference of this pandemic with COVID-19.
This class will focus on the events leading up to and including the attack on the Naval base at Pearl Harbor and on the American and Japanese diplomatic maneuvers in 1941. It also provides the class with a minute-by-minute detail of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply.
Examine the causes leading up to the Civil War and the issues that caused the country to divide in two. The class will focus on the first year of the war in 1861, examine the Battles of 1st Bull Run and Wilson's Creek, and discuss the difficulties each side had in mobilizing for war. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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