Welcome to WITF’s Local Events Calendar!
“The Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy” with Dr. Lorien Foote. The National Civil war Museum will offer its ninth program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Dr. Lorien Foote, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies History Department, Texas A&M University. This presentation will be held in our Education Gallery, first floor. The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum…Find out more »
The National Civil War Museum announces the 13th annual Blue & Gray Gala to be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:00pm. Gala Attendees will tour the Museum galleries as they journey through food and beverage pairings and see the extensive collection of artifacts on display in the Museum. Raffle drawing and silent auction will be conducted. Tickets: $75.00 per person or (2) for $125.00 National Civil War Museum Member Ticket - $50.00Find out more »
“Civil War Logistics: A Study of Military Transportation” with Dr. Earl J. Hess at The National Civil War Museum Oct 19 ~ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm During the Civil War, neither the Union nor the Confederate army could have operated without effective transportation systems. Moving men, supplies, and equipment required coordination on a massive scale. In a society just realizing the benefits of modern travel technology, both sides of the conflict faced challenges in maintaining national and regional lines…Find out more »
“Decisions at Gettysburg: The Nineteen Critical Decisions that Define the Battle” with Colonel Matt Spruill, III, USA Ret. at The National Civil War Museum Nov 16 ~ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm In the Civil War, 1863 would be a defining year. Matt Spruill will discuss critical decisions and how they shaped the battle and campaign. In the Civil War 1863 would be a defining year. In the Western Theater the Army of the Tennessee captured Vicksburg, split the Confederacy…Find out more »
“Sunday School Connections to Underground RR in Harrisburg” with Historian Calobe Jackson at The National Civil War Museum Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The National Civil war Museum will offer its twelfth and final program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Historical Society of Dauphin County Board Member and Historian Calobe Jackson. The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies…Find out more »