From Wikimedia District of Columbia
Battle of Fort Stevens Edit-a-Thon
- Wednesday, July 30, 2014
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
- Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
801 K Street NW Washington, DC
Join us for an edit-a-thon to celebrate the July anniversary of the Civil War battle that took place in Washington while utilizing the unique resources at Historical Society of Washington, D.C. to improve the "Battle of Fort Stevens" page.
Please note that advance registration is required to attend.
- Wednesday, August 13, 2014
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
1730 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Join us for an informal gathering of Wikimedia enthusiasts to chat about free culture topics and to edit articles together. There is no set agenda, and guests are invited to recommend articles for the group to edit or edit on their own. Coffee, tea and soft drinks will be available on site. If enough people come we'll order a pizza!
Chronicling America Edit-a-Thon
- Monday, August 18, 2014
9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
- University of Maryland, Hornbake Library
2216 Library Lane, College Park, MD
Join us for an edit-a-thon focused on using the newspaper sources available through the Library of Congress's Chronicling America database. Participants will learn about the Library of Congress's on-line public domain newspaper resources. Presenters will include Chronicling America staff and National Digital Newspaper Project members. Wikimedia DC's project manager for the Summer of Monuments campaign will demonstrate how Chronicling America can be used to tell the stories of America's National Register of Historic Places.
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Please join us for dinner, drinks, socializing, and discussing Wikimedia DC activities and events! All Wikipedia/Wikimedia and free knowledge/culture enthusiasts, regardless of editing experience, are welcome to attend! All ages welcome!