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Lancaster Host Resort hosts Cold Wars 2009 wargaming convention

This 15mm American Civil War miniature wargame was among the highlights of Friday’s gaming sessions at the annual Cold Wars wargaming convention at the Lancaster (PA) Host Resort and Conference Center. Cold Wars is one of the largest gaming conventions in the country, and is attended by more than 2,000 gamers. It’s one of the major contributors to Lancaster County’s economy before the start of tourist season.
The convention continues on Saturday and Sunday. I am running a 15mm wargame of Jubal Early’s hypothetical defense of the capture town of York (assuming he was not recalled to Heidlersburg and that the Union V Corps marched to York from Hanover instead of turning to Gettysburg). That game is Saturday morning.
There is no charge to the public to view the wargames and learn more about the hobby of miniature wargaming.