MARAC: Sites of Memory – Multi-day, 2021

Those who work in, work with, or love archives are invited to join MARAC (Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference) this fall in Gettysburg, PA, on October 7-9, 2021.

October 7 – 9, 2021
Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference
Wyndham Gettysburg, 95 Presidential Cir, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Registration rates (regular/onsite) are member $140/$160 and non-member $190/$210.
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The conference explores the theme “Sites of Memory.” Sessions and posters examine the many ways that archives impact and reflect current events, cultural memory, social justice, and diversity.

The program includes two exciting speakers. The Friday morning plenary speaker is Betsy Keene, Curator of the National Parks of Western Pennsylvania with the Flight 93 Memorial. The Friday luncheon speaker is Dr. Scott Hancock, associate professor of history and Africana Studies at Gettysburg College.

The Friday evening reception will be held at the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitors Center and Museum. Optional tours explore local history and culture, with destinations ranging from the Seminary Ridge Museum to the Adams County Winery.

The host hotel, The Wyndham Gettysburg, will follow state guidance for health and safety. The Wyndham Gettysburg shares its current health guidelines at Hotel rooms start at $149/night.