The Civil War is coming to HCC!

The Library at HCC and the Hays-Heighe House are sponsoring a book discussion on the Civil War, part of a grant received from the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The books to be discussed are:

*  “March” by Geraldine Brooks
* “Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam” by James McPherson
*  “America’s War: Talking About the Civil War and Emancipation on Their 150th Anniversaries,” edited by Edward L. Ayers.

James Karmel, Ph.D., associate professor of history, will lead the discussion at each session.

Advanced registration and reading of the materials is required! Sign up for either the 12:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. time slots on the following days:

March 1, March 15, March 29, April 19 and May 3.

The discussions will be held at the Hays-Heighe House.

In addition, a tour of Tudor Hall will be available for participants in the discussion series on Thursday, April 12, at 12:30 p.m.

To register or for more information, call 443.412.2495 or email