348 S. Fifth Street Highlands NC 28741 US

Start date: Friday, August 16 2024.


 On Friday, August 16, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Resource person: Audra Bullard - office@clehighlands.com


Rob Havers, a distinguished military historian, will discuss how “future” wars have been imagined through the years and how accurate these predictions turn out to be. With reference to the American Civil War and numerous other conflicts, the presentation examines what is remembered today about these same wars, years after the fighting has ended, and why

Presenter: Rob Havers is a British military historian. He currently serves as president of the American Civil War Museum in Richmond, Virginia. Rob previously served as president of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, president of the George C. Marshall Foundation, and as a Senior Lecturer in War Studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Havers also served as Executive Director of the National Churchill Museum and a visiting professor at Westminster College. Havers graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a bachelor’s degree in history and politics, London School of Economics and Political Science with a master’s degree in later modern British history, and Pembroke College, Cambridge with a Ph.D. in History

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