Juneteenth Community Free Day

The National Civil War Museum 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA, United States

The National Civil War Museum will present Juneteenth Community Free Day on Saturday, June 17, 2023, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. This day will commemorate the events of Juneteenth, June 19, 1865, where the last of the African American Slaves were freed. Enjoy a family-friendly day full of activities, right in your backyard. Highlights of […]

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Pursuit of Freedom, the Abolition of Slavery ~ Our Newest Changing Exhibit

Our newest changing exhibit Pursuit of Freedom, the Abolition of Slavery, opens on Saturday, June 17, 2023. While ending slavery was the shared goal of all abolitionists, you will discover that there were many ideas on how to achieve this goal and what should happen to the newly freed people once emancipated. This exhibition will […]

A CIVIL CONVERSATION with Christopher Graham, via Zoom

The National Civil War Museum 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Our next CIVIL CONVERSATION, is Thursday, June 22, 2023, at 7:00 PM. This is a live ZOOM event. Christopher Graham will speak about his new book Faith, Race, and the Lost Cause: Confessions of a Southern Church in a Civil Conversation with NCWM CEO Jeffrey Nichols. About the speaker: Chris is from North Carolina and […]

2023 Lessons in History Presentation with Scott Mingus

The National Civil War Museum 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA, United States

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 […]

2023 George Armstrong Custer Symposium

The National Civil War Museum 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Join us for our 2023 George Armstrong Custer Symposium, Saturday, August 12, 2023, 8:45 am - 5:00 pm. Cost (in-person includes a boxed lunch): Non-members - $60.00 NCWM Members - $50.00 Register here to attend in person:¬†https://bit.ly/3JVCku4 Zoom - $30.00 - Register here for the Zoom-only option: https://bit.ly/3FKSsMr We are pleased to present the following […]

A CIVIL CONVERSATION with Jonathan W. White, via Zoom

The National Civil War Museum 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA, United States

Join us on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 7:00 pm for a CIVIL CONVERSATION. This is a live ZOOM event ~ Jonathan W. White, author of "Shipwrecked A True Civil War Story of Mutinies, Jailbreaks, Blockade-Running, and the Slave Trade" will engage in a Civil Conversation with NCWM CEO Jeffrey Nichols. About the book: Historian […]