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History Professor’s Book Sheds Light on Truths, Rumors of Underground Railroad in Washington County

By npgadmin / August 23, 2018 / Comments Off on History Professor’s Book Sheds Light on Truths, Rumors of Underground Railroad in Washington County

Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Professor and Department Chair of History W. Thomas Mainwaring, Ph.D., has spent the last 25 years separating fact from fiction in local Underground Railroad lore. 

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W. Thomas Mainwaring, Ph.D.

By npgadmin / September 27, 2019 / Comments Off on W. Thomas Mainwaring, Ph.D.

Office: OM A Degrees: Ph.D. and M.A. History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A. History, Yale College Areas of Study W. Thomas Mainwaring is a professor in the Department of History. He teaches a wide array of courses before 1900 that include the Old South, the Civil War, and the Gilded Age. His […]

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Mark D. Swift, Ph.D.

By npgadmin / September 26, 2019 / Comments Off on Mark D. Swift, Ph.D.

Office: OLIN 113 Degrees: Ph.D. and M.A. University of Maryland Baltimore County; B.A. Davidson College Areas of Study Mark Swift is a professor in the Department of Music at Washington & Jefferson College, and currently serves as chair of the department. He is a native of Staunton, Virginia, attended Davidson College for its intimate, liberal […]

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W&J History Professor part of Underground Railroad Event

By angottijm@washjeff.edu / November 15, 2019 / Comments Off on W&J History Professor part of Underground Railroad Event

In response to “Harriet” opening, community conversations have arose. W&J history professor, Dr. Thomas Mainwaring, was part of an event to highlight local Underground Railroad history.

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W&J Wins Tree Campus USA Contest, Awarded Arbor Day Grant

By npgadmin / April 20, 2015 / Comments Off on W&J Wins Tree Campus USA Contest, Awarded Arbor Day Grant

W&J will get a little greener this Arbor Day, when local students from Washington High School join with a W&J class to plant ginkgo trees behind U. Grant Miller Library. 

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