The Foundry Series

Programs feature light refreshments and social time with speakers and partners before a brief talk and Q&A session.

Time: Refreshments at 6:00 pm, talk begins at 6:30 pm.
Date: The date varies.
Location: Historic Tredegar.
Cost: $10 for adults, $8 for members. 

The Museum would like to thank Hunton & Williams LLP for their generous sponsorship of the Foundry Series.

Next Program

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00pm
Location: Historic Tredegar

In the postwar years, wounded soldiers, grieving women, and those suffering depression wrought by the devastation of war sought relief from prescription drugs - particularly opium. Discover the parallels between the past and present opioid addiction. 

Speaker: Jonathan Jones, Binghamton University

Panelists:  Michael Zohab, President, Virginia Recovery Foundation; Honesty Liller CEO, McShin Foundation


Past Programs

Speaker: Tera Hunter
Foundry Series: "Bound in Wedlock": Marriage after the War
Speaker: Featuring Martha S. Jones, Johns Hopkins University
The Foundry Series: The 14th Amendment and Birthright Citizenship
Speaker: DeAnne Blanton
Uncover how the varied motivations and experiences of women serving in the Civil War can complicate how we understand our country’s history of gender and the military.

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