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10 links explaining PA Civil War 150’s visit and York County, Pa.’s role in that bloody war

The Pennsylvania 150th Civil War Road Show will roll into York, and the expandable 53-foot trailer will unfold for three days on Penn Park. This view shows the size of the trailer scaled against the pedestrian. Also of interest: Invaders put off by earthy Pennsylvania women, Owner seeks info on old toll house and York County Civil War, by the numbers.

These 10 answers/links will answer questions about the upcoming Civil War weekend in York as well as York County’s role in the Civil War.

An overlooked Civil War site in York is the statue in Salem Square. While Penn Park gets the attention with the Pennsylvania Civil War Road Show, perhaps some of the neighborhood kids can keep the soldier company, as they are doing in this York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News file photograph.

1. The schedule of events, tonight through Sunday.

2. All you ever wanted to know about the 150th anniversary road show.

3. The road show trailers schedule for the next four years.

4. A video showing the girth and content of the road show.

5. Read Yorkblogger Scott Mingus’ post of the Civil War Road Show.

6. Learn about a new book airing local voices of the Civil War. Scott Mingus and I wrote that book. Learn how to get a free book here. See opportunity to have your book signed at the end of this post.

7. All York Town Square Civil War posts from the start.

8. Browse a virtual showing of the York County Heritage Trust’s Civil War exhibit.

9. Read hundreds of Civil War posts by Yorkbloggers Scott Mingus, June Lloyd and the guy behind York Town Square.

10. Check out this list of York County, Pa.’s 10 most memorable Civil War moments.

Also of interest:

– The official website for Pennsylvania’s 150th events: PA Civil War 150.


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