Thursday, March 8, 2007

WASHINGTON: March 15. Application deadline for two summer workshops on black history in Washington, with emphasis on the Civil War era; open to K-12 teachers; sponsored by the Stephen Decatur House Museum and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Fee charged. 202-842-0920, Ext. 227 or 232, or

TIMONIUM:9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 18. Antique arms show, sponsored by the

Maryland Arms Collectors Association. Maryland State Fairgrounds Cow Palace. Fee charged.

WASHINGTON: Noon March 22. U.S. history professor David Work of Texas A&M speaks on Abraham Lincoln's policy of appointing politicians to be generals. National Archives. Free. 202-357-5000.

RICHMOND: March 23-24. "In the Cause of Liberty: How the Civil War Redefined American Ideals" with keynote speaker James M. McPherson. American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar. Reservations required. Fee charged. 804-780-1865 or

LYNCHBURG, Va.: March 23-24. The 11th annual Civil War Seminar on "Robert E. Lee in Life and Legend," with speakers Robert K. Krick, Gordon Rhea, Jeffrey D. Wert and others. Liberty University. Fee charged. 434-528-1292 or

COLLEGE PARK:9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 24. The latest

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