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Heroes & Underdogs Lecture Series

Join us in celebrating the unsung heroes of the sporting world! Each Heroes & Underdogs lecture features a different group or individual who struggled against adversity, overcame great odds, or is in danger of being lost to history. 

May 2 - Patrick Farris, Warren Historical Society, speaking on the U.S. Cavalry Remount Station in Front Royal VA

May 16 - Shayan Ghajar, Virginia Tech Middleburg Agriculture Research & Extension (MARE) Center, speaking on second career thoroughbreds currently at the MARE Center

May 30 - (tentative) Lilla Mason, MFH Iroquois Hunt, on hound retirement funds

June 13 - Dr. John Ott, James Madison University, on African-American jockeys in Gilded Age imagery

Reception begins at 6:00pm, talk begins at 6:30 p.m.

$5 admission, free to NSLM members

RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes, Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at (540) 687-6542 x25

Heroes & Underdogs Lecture Series
  • 102 The Plains Rd
  • Middleburg, VA 20117
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  • National Sporting Library & Museum
  • $5, Free to NSLM Members