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EPTA will not operate on Memorial Day MARTINSBURG — EPTA will not operate on Monday to observe Memorial Day. It will resume the officially published schedule on Tuesday. Happy Memorial Day! Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table scheduled HARPERS FERRY — Join Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table for “Duffields Station, or the First Calico Raid,” at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, June 9, at Duffields Station, Flowing Springs Road, Shenandoah Junction. The speaker, author and historian Don Hakenson, will focus on the John Mosby raid of the B&O Railroad on June 29, 1864, and describe how Mosby was able to convince the Union commander to surrender the Duffields depot without firing a shot. Hakenson has researched and published award-winning books about the Mosby Raiders and other Northern Virginia Civil War topics. He has served as a tour guide and has authored pamphlets on Mosby combat operations. Hakenson will bring some of his books along for sale and autographing. The 1839 Duffields Station is the second-oldest B&O Railroad station remaining. This tour is free and open to the public, but attendees must reserve their space by contacting Chris Craig at ccraig@laurellodge.com or 304-433-1260. Those without COVID vaccinations are asked to remain masked, and all should adhere to social distancing. The program will carry on in light rain (bring umbrellas) but be postponed to June 16 in case of a storm. Attendees may park in the MARC station lot across Flowing Spring Road. AG Morrisey urges Senate to reject ATF head nominee […]

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