Winter Lecture Series

Winter Lecture Series at the Frontier Culture Museum
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
1290 Richmond Road
Staunton, VA 24401
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Staunton City
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 (7:00 PM-8:30 PM)
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 (7:00 PM-8:30 PM)
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 (7:00 PM-8:30 PM)
Phone: (540) 332-7850

Living on the Edge: The Frontier Remembered in Early American Fiction

All 4 lectures in this year's series will begin at 7:00pm in the Frontier Culture Museum's Dairy Barn (Lecture Hall)

Lecture #1: Tuesday March 3, 2015
Alan Taylor – “James Fenimore Cooper’s Vision of the American Frontier”

Lecture #2: Tuesday March 10, 2015
Eric A. Bryan – “Romance on the Border of Old Virginia: The Shenandoah Valley Frontier in the Novels of John Esten Cooke.”

Lecture #3: Tuesday March 17, 2015
Robert Battistini – “Federalist Canary in the Coal Mine of the Frontier: Hugh Henry Brackenridge’s (Reluctant) Encounter with Emergent America in Modern Chivalry”

Lecture #4: Tuesday March 24, 2015
Todd Hagstette – “Where Civilization and the Wild Collide: The Frontier Imagination of William Gilmore Simms”


Admission Fee: Free To The Public

Related Listings
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia Historic Sites
Last Updated: 3/2/2015 3:51 PM
  • Virginia Culinary Challenge

    Culinary Challenge 2015 logo

    March kicks off the Virginia is for Lovers Culinary Challenge for 2015. Restaurants, locals and visitors nominated their favorite entrée. Vote now for your favorite!

    Vote Now
  • Get the Virginia Travel Guide

    2015 Travel Guide promo

    Order your Free Virginia Travel Guide.

     Order now button 

  • Travel Updates

    What's going on around Virginia? Subscribe to the Virginia eNews.