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York Civil War Round Table Announces 2017 Schedule

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The York, Pennsylvania, Civil War Round Table has recently released the schedule of speakers for its 2017 campaign (and 20th anniversary as a group). All meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month in the meeting room of the York County History Center, 250 E. Market Street, York, PA. On-street metered parking is free during the meeting hours. These talks are free of charge and are open to the public. The CWRT does not require memberships and everyone is quite welcome to attend. A free-will offering is taken to help defray speaker expenses.

January 18, 2017 – CHRIS BRENNEMAN – “Secrets of the Cyclorama”

February 15, 2017 – JAMES McCLURE & SCOTT L. MINGUS, Sr. –“The Ground Swallowed Them Up: Slavery and the Underground Railroad in York County, Pa.”

March 15, 2017 – MICHAEL S. JESBERGER – “The H. L. Hunley – Confederate Submarine”

April 19, 2017 – MARK GRIM – “Imprisonment, Trial and Execution of the Lincoln Conspirators – An Overview”

May 17, 2017 – DANIEL VERMILYA – “From Battlefield to the White House – James Garfield”

June 21, 2017 – D. SCOTT HARTWIG – “Gettysburg: Sorting Fiction From Fact”

July 19, 2017 – TOM HUNTINGTON – “Searching for George Gordon Meade: The Forgotten Victor of Gettysburg”

August 16, 2017 – LINDA CLARK – “Wounded Houses, Shattered Lives: What Was it Like For the Gettysburg Citizens of 1863”

September 20, 2017 – DR. CHARLES C. FENNELL, JR. – “Farnsworth’s Fatal Charge with the 1st Vermont Cavalry “

September 24, 2017 – BATTLEFIELD WALK AT GNMP with DR. CHARLES C.  FENNELL, JR. – Tour of South Cavalry Field including Devil’s Kitchen – 10 AM to 12 Noon

October 18, 2017 – SCOTT L. MINGUS, Sr.  – “Confederate General William “Extra Billy” Smith: From Virginia’s Statehouse to Gettysburg’s Scapegoat” – SPECIAL 20th ANNIVERSARY MEETING

November 15, 2017 – KEVIN RAWLINGS – portraying “The Thomas Nast Patriotic Civil War Santa Claus”


See you there?