2023 Lessons in History Presentation with Scott Mingus

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2023 Lessons in History Presentation with Scott Mingus

Join us for our 2023 Lessons in History presentation with author Scott L. Mingus on July 8, 2023, 1:00 pm -2:00 pm. Mingus will discuss his book “If We Are Striking for Pennsylvania”


About the Author: Multiple award-winning author Scott Mingus is a retired scientist and executive in the global specialty paper industry. The Ohio native graduated from Miami University. He was part of the research team that developed the first commercially successful self-adhesive U.S. postage stamps, and he was a pioneer in the early development of bar code labels. He has written more than 30 Civil War and Underground Railroad books and numerous articles for Gettysburg Magazine and other historical journals. He has appeared on C-SPAN, C-SPAN3, PBS, PCN, and several other TV networks. Mingus writes a blog on the Civil War history of York County, PA, where he and his wife Debi live. He also has written six scenario books for miniature wargaming. He received lifetime achievement awards from the York County History Center and the Camp Curtin Historical Society for his many contributions to local history. His books and wargaming scenario books have received or been nominated for numerous national awards.

The 2023 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries. The National Civil War Museum will follow CDC and OSHA/HHS guidance as well as orders and recommendations from federal/state/local governments and our state and local health officials.

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