7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Reinsch Library Auditorium, Marymount University
This event has been canceled.
Join us as author Peter R. Penczer takes us on a photographic journey through Arlington in the 1920s. See rural Alexandria County get a new name and evolve from a farming community into a rapidly growing suburb. Visit Arlington Beach, Washington Airport, and Ballston Field in the age of trolleys, bungalows, and the Klan. Learn what life was like in 1920s Arlington, including how people worked, had fun, and even what they feared. This program is free and open to the public. It will take place in the Reinsch Library auditorium on the Main Campus of Marymount University. This event is part of a monthly series of public programs sponsored by the Arlington Historical Society and Marymount University’s Department of History and Politics. For more information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the AHS website: https://arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org/events DRIVING DIRECTIONS and FREE PARKING: Attendees should enter the Marymount University campus at the library gate on N. 26th Street. From Glebe Road going north, take a right onto 26th Street. Pass the intersection with Yorktown Road and then enter the campus through the next gate on your left. The library is to your left as you enter the campus. Free garage parking is just past the library at the bottom of the small incline. (Handicapped parking is immediately to your right as you enter the campus.)