The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation’s Civil War Roundtable meets every other month, on the second Thursday of the month, at the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum in Winchester (20 N. Loudoun St.).
Membership is the roundtable is open to everyone. To be added to the e-mail list for the group, fill out the form below or call the SVBF at 540-740-4545. For more information, call 540-740-4545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date and Time: Thursday, February 13, 2020, at 7pm
Guest speaker: Jack Owens
Topic: “Star Fort: Its Past, Present, and Future”
About the Program:
This talk will discuss the history of the earthwork, events and individuals involving the fort, the fortifications post war history, other Winchester earthworks, the preservation of the Star Fort and the future of the Fort..
About the Speaker:
Jack Owens is a Resource Management Associate with the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. He is a student at Lord Fairfax Community College and plans to transfer to Shenandoah University to study History. A rising star within the SVBF, Jack has been instrumental in the development and interpretation of Star Fort. Residing nearby, Jack has become uniquely knowledgeable about the fascinating history of the fort.