January 24: Camp Lyndhurst (Signature Speaker Series)
The Wayne Theatre Signature Speaker Series offers a series of monthly history lectures beginning Jan. 24 with a screening of the documentary “In This Land: The Camp Lyndhurst Saga/German Prisoners of War in The Old Dominion.”
The film, produced by James Overton, features historian and author of “The Longest Patrol,” Greg Owen, along with the president of the Waynesboro Virginia Heritage Foundation, Shirley Bridgeforth.
This film retraces a compelling chapter in the history of The Shenandoah Valley, and has been selected by The Virginia War Memorial in Richmond.
Overton and Owen will lead a panel discussion following the screening.
This event and others in the Signature Speaker Series are held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Admission is Pay What You Will. Concessions are available.
Signature Speaker Series Schedule
• Jan. 24: Lyndhurst CCC and POW Camp. Film screening followed by a discussion led by filmmaker James Overton and author Greg Owen.
• Feb. 28: Native Americans in the Shenandoah Valley. Lecture by Carole Nash, Ph.D., an archaeologist at James Madison University.
• March 28: Battle of Waynesboro. Lecture by Richard Williams, Waynesboro native and author of a book on the Civil War battle.
• April 25: Culture of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Lecture by author Lynn Coffey.
• May 23: Hope Reborn of War-Wilson Rehab Center. Lecture by author and historian Nancy Sorrells.
Online ticketing ends three hours before scheduled performances. After that time, remaining tickets will be available at the box office one hour before show time.