Events

Jun
8
Sat
“Mississippi and the Care of Confederate Veterans” with Dr. Susannah Ural @ The National Civil War Museum
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

susannah-j-ural 11_2018The National Civil war Museum will offer its sixth program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Dr. Susannah Ural, Professor of History, University of Southern Mississippi. This presentation will be held in our Education Gallery, first floor.

The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.

 

 

Jun
21
Fri
Civil War Days in Harrisburg Region
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day

Join us for a fun and informative weekend of events
for the entire family!
Civil War Days in the Harrisburg Area, a community-wide series of events aimed to present and preserve Harrisburg's rich Civil War heritage and history was planned with the following organizations:

  • Dauphin County Commissioners
  • Camp Curtin Historical Society and CWRT
  • Civil War Dance Foundation
  • Cumberland County Historical Society
  • Hershey Civil War Roundtable
  • Historic Harrisburg Association
  • Historical Society of Dauphin County
  • Pennsylvania Capital Preservation Committee

Sponsored by:


Friday, June 21:
10:30am: Harrisburg Cemetery - 521 N. 13th Street,
Harrisburg
12:45pm: Capitol Preservation Committee's Flag Laboratory,
10th & Market Streets, Harrisburg
Saturday, June 22:
9am: National Civil War Museum Community Free Day - All
events will be held at the National Civil War Museum
Sunday, June 23:
11am: Lecture with Dane DiFebo @ the National Civil War
Museum
12pm: PA State Museum Free Day - 300 North St, Harrisburg,
PA
1pm: Presentation with Joe Mieczkowski @ the Simon
Cameron Mansion - 219 S. Front St, Harrisburg
3pm: Presentation with Cooper Wingert & Scott Mingus @
Cumberland County Historical Society - 21 N. Pitt St, Carlisle


Jul
27
Sat
“Manufacturing for our Masters: Slave Labor, the Tredegar Iron Works and the Confederate War Effort” with Dr. Mary DeCredico @ The National Civil War Museum
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Mary_DecredicoThe National Civil war Museum will offer its seventh program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Dr. Mary DeCredico, Professor of History, United States Naval Academy. This presentation will be held in our Education Gallery, first floor.

The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.

 

 

Aug
24
Sat
“Lincoln in the Atlantic World” with Dr. Louise L. Stevenson @ The National Civil War Museum
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Louise stevensonThe National Civil war Museum will offer its eighth program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Dr. Louise L. Stevenson, Professor of History and American Studies, Franklin and Marshall College. This presentation will be held in our Education Gallery, first floor.

The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.

 

 

Sep
21
Sat
“The Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy” with Dr. Lorien Foote @ The National Civil War Museum
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Lorien FooteThe 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 admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.

 

 

Oct
19
Sat
“Civil War Logistics: A Study of Military Transportation” with Dr. Earl J. Hess @ The National Civil War Museum
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Earl J HessThe National Civil war Museum will offer its tenth program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Dr. Earl J. Hess, Professor of History, Lincoln Memorial University.

The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.

 

 

Nov
16
Sat
“Decisions at Gettysburg: The Nineteen Critical Decisions that Define the Battle” with Colonel Matt Spruill, III, USA Ret. @ The National Civil War Museum
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Matthew SpruillThe National Civil war Museum will offer its eleventh program in our 2019 Lessons in History Speaker Series of 12 free lectures to the public with Colonel Matt Spruill, III, USA Ret..

The 2019 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.

 

 

Dec
14
Sat
“Sunday School Connections to Underground RR in Harrisburg” with Historian Calobe Jackson @ The National Civil War Museum
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Calobe JacksonThe 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 for entrance to the museum galleries.