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“Preserving Gettysburg’s Monuments” at March Harrisburg Civil War Round Table

“To Preserve and Protect: Civil War Monuments and Artillery at Gettysburg” will be the topic at the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table on Friday, March 25. The speaker is Victor C. Gavin, former chief of monument preservation at the Gettysburg National Military Park.
A graduate of Western Maryland College, Mr. Gavin received an officer’s commission in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam and Germany. Later he taught sculpture, bronze casting and three-dimensional design at York Academy of Arts before joining the National Park Service in 1992. He has supervised numerous projects, including restoration of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC, and restoration of approximately 400 artillery pieces at Gettysburg.
The Harrisburg Civil War Round Table meets at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel & Convention Center, Camp Hill, PA, Camp Hill Bypass @ Routes 11&15. An informal reception starts at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner at 6:45. The cost of dinner is $20.00 and reservations must be made by no later than Tuesday, March 22, by calling 717-938-3706. The program begins at 8:00 PM and is free to the public.
For more information, contact Douglas Gibboney, HCWRT vice president, 717-243-1738.