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The National Civil War Museum

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1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, 17103
7172601861 www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

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February 2020

Free for the Lecture

2020 Lessons in History Speaker Series

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The National Civil War Museum, 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, 17103
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“From Gettysburg to Madison County, Kentucky and Back To Gettysburg: A Local Boy Comes To His Own Hometown To Fight in the Civil War’s Greatest Battle.” with Wayne E. Motts The National Civil War Museum will offer its second program in our 2020 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with NCWM Chief Executive Officer & Licensed Gettysburg Battlefield Guide, Wayne E. Motts. “From Gettysburg to Madison County, Kentucky and Back To Gettysburg: A Local…

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2020 Lessons in History Speaker Series

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The National Civil War Museum, 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, 17103
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The National Civil War Museum will offer its second program in our 2020 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with NCWM Chief Executive Officer & Licensed Gettysburg Battlefield Guide, Wayne E. Motts. “From Gettysburg to Madison County, Kentucky and Back To Gettysburg: A Local Boy Comes To His Own Hometown To Fight in the Civil War’s Greatest Battle.” George W. H. Stouch was born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 1842. The son of a carriage…

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March 2020

Free for the Lecture

2020 Lessons in History Speaker Series

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The National Civil War Museum, 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, 17103
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Garry Adelman will present Civil War Myths and Mistakes Myths and mistakes have been part of the story of the Civil War ever since the war itself. Indeed even as the war unfolded, participants engaged in reputation protection, misunderstandings and intentional mythmaking. Later, historians, authors, filmmakers and others propagated myth and injected error into known events which conspire to make historical truths elusive. Join Garry Adelman, chief historian of the American Battlefield Trust for a lively discussion of the well-known…

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Free for the Lecture

2020 Lessons in History Speaker Series

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The National Civil War Museum, 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, 17103
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“Civil War Myths and Mistakes” with Garry Adelman Myths and mistakes have been part of the story of the Civil War ever since the war itself. Indeed even as the war unfolded, participants engaged in reputation protection, misunderstandings and intentional mythmaking. Later, historians, authors, filmmakers and others propagated myth and injected error into known events which conspire to make historical truths elusive. Join Garry Adelman, chief historian of the American Battlefield Trust for a lively discussion of the well-known and…

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April 2020

Free for the Lecture

2020 Lessons in History Speaker Series

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The National Civil War Museum, 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, 17103
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The National Civil War Museum will offer its fourth program in our 2020 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Dr. Michael P. Gray. "Civil War Prisons - Dark Tourism" Presented by Dr. Michael P. Gray The 2020 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries. About the speaker:Professor of History at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

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