The Capitol Hill Civil War Round Table (CHCWRT) is open to anyone with an interest in studying the American Civil War and preserving its history. Novices and experts of all ages are welcome! The CHCWRT offers its members opportunities to meet like-minded individuals through a lineup of engaging speakers and historical outings. Members and guests can also relax and socialize with fellow Civil War buffs by joining us for dinner before every scheduled meeting.

When does the CHCWRT meet?

The CHCWRT meets on the first Monday of each month from September through June. Our schedule of speakers is available here.

It is the policy of the National Press Club to close, as a result of inclement weather, only when the Federal Government closes. If the National Press Club is closed because of inclement weather, there will be a notice on its main telephone line at 202-662-7500. If time permits, we will update our e-mail subscribers. Join our e-mail list here to get in the know.

What is a typical meeting like?

All are welcome to have dinner and cocktails with the CHCWRT and our scheduled speaker between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Our meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. with networking and socializing. The business meeting begins at 6:45 p.m. Our featured speaker and presentation begins at 7 p.m.

Where does the CHCWRT meet?

The CHCWRT meets in the McClendon Room of the prestigious and historical National Press Club, which is located at 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045.

How can I get to the meeting?

The CHCWRT is conveniently located almost two blocks from Metro Center (Blue, Orange and Red Lines)

FREE parking is available at the PMI garage located on the North side of G Street between 14th and 13th Streets if you arrive at the garage after 5:00 p.m. and purchase food and/or drinks at the National Press Club. Just bring your parking ticket to the meeting for validation.