Third Annual Shenandoah Book Festival
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
If you love books and are interested in Civil War history, you will not want to miss the Shenandoah Valley Book Festival! In recognition of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, this year’s event at the MSV will focus on the Civil War in print.
BOOK EVALUATION SESSION
Do you have a book that was published during the Civil War or a book about the Civil War that you think might be rare? Find out from experts Lorne Bair, owner of Lorne Bair Rare Books and chairman of the Southeastern Division of the American Antiquarian Booksellers Association, and Pat Saine, owner of Winchester’s Blue Plate Books in this evaluation session.
Evaluators will discuss the books lecture-style and all are welcome to attend. Preregistration is required; call 540-662-1473, ext. 219, or email acansler@ShenandoahMuseum.org
1:30 P.M. LECTURE
“STONEWALL JACKSON’S VICTORIES IN THE VALLEY:
MILITARY GENIUS OR GOOD FORTUNE?”
This illustrated program by award-winning author and historian Peter
Cozzens will discuss the legendary 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign conducted by Maj. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson.
Peter Cozzens is the author of 16 critically acclaimed books on
the American Civil War and the Indian Wars of the American West. Limited seating is first-come, first-served.
2:45 P.M. PANEL DISCUSSION
“GETTING YOUR CIVIL WAR STORY PUBLISHED”
Aimed at demystifying the publication process, this interactive discussion will be led by John J. Fox III, historian, author, and owner of Angle Valley Press in Winchester, Virginia, and Mary Goundrey Koik, editor of the Civil War Preservation Trust publication Hallowed Ground.
This Program is FREE to MSV Members.
Non-Members: $8, $6 senior/youth (includes gallery admission)
Snow date: January 29, 2011