Special Announcement
March 2015

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Manhattan Project, honor Manhattan Project veterans, and provide a preview of the new Manhattan Project National Historical Park, the Atomic Heritage Foundation is hosting events on Tuesday, June 2 and Wednesday, June 3, 2015. 


There is no charge for the events but be sure to register early as seating is limited. Hope to see you there!


(Pictured above: Manhattan Project veterans William Spindel, Patricia Cox Owen, and James A. Schoke.)


Manhattan Project Veterans Reunion and Symposium

Ralph E. Lapp
A reunion and reception for Manhattan Project veterans and their families will be held on Tuesday, June 2 and a symposium will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. All events will be held at the Carnegie Institute for Science at 1530 P St. NW, Washington, DC 20005. 

The reunion for Manhattan Project veterans and their families will begin on Tuesday at 2:30 PM. This will be a chance for Manhattan Project veterans and their families to share their memories, followed by a reception.

On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, a symposium will feature a discussion of the new park by the Secretaries of Energy and Interior (invited) and sessions with veterans and experts talking about the Manhattan Project and its legacy for today. The program begins at 9 AM and ends at 5 PM. 

For the full agenda, please click here.

Register for the 70th Anniversary Events

The events are free but we encourage attendees to make a tax-deductible donation to the Atomic Heritage Foundation to support our mission. 

All donations $250 and up will be recognized in the event program and other literature.

If you plan to attend, please register here. Seating is limited so reserve now. You may make a donation online with your registration or send a check made out to the Atomic Heritage Foundation. Thanks very much!

Hotel Information

The Carnegie Institution for Science facing 16th Street, NW
If you plan to attend from out of town, there are a number of hotels that are close to the Carnegie Institution for Science at 16th and P Streets, NW. Click here for a list, showing the distance from hotels to the Carnegie. DuPont Circle is just a few blocks away with many other hotel choices and a stop on Metro. 

We are getting a great response so far and hope you will join us in June. It should be a very memorable occasion, especially for veterans and their families.


Cynthia C. Kelly