FRIENDS’ LECTURE SERIES: “WAS IT HOT OVER THERE?”
Michael Carper, a native of Reedsville PA who completed 12 years of service with the National Guard and received an Honorable Discharge at the rank of SGT, will talk about his experiences in Iraq and why it’s important for other veterans to talk about their service too. During his service he deployed twice to Iraq; the first time with A Co 3/103 Armor, and the second with A Co 2/112 Infantry.
DATE/TIME: Sunday MARCH 3, 2019 2:00 p.m.
CHARTER DAY WEEKEND 2019
Free admission Saturday & Sunday to commemorate the founding of Penn’s Woods in 1681. Guided tours and hands-on history stations will entertain and amaze as you discover the lesser-known stories of the past. Check out the gift shop and 2019 calendar of events brochure.
DATE/TIME: Saturday MARCH 9, 2019 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. & Sunday MARCH 10 2019 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
DOCUMENTARY: “YOU ENTER GERMANY: BLOODY HUERTGEN AND THE SIEGFRIED LINE”
Between September 1944 and February 1945, thirteen U.S. Army divisions fought for control of a 50 square mile area of dense forest along the German border. It was the longest single battle in American history and largest defeat of the U.S. Army in Europe. This 2007 German production tells that story with veteran’s interviews and archival footage. (104 minutes). Donation Requested.
DATE/TIME: Sunday MARCH 17, 2019 1:30 p.m.
REGISTER FOR 2019’S FIRST EXPLORING THE ARMOR TOUR!
Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles including a look inside the crew compartments. Tour begins in the museum theatre. Seating is limited; Reservations required. The tour typically lasts two hours. Admission to Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership).
DATE/TIME: Saturday MARCH 30, 2019 2:00 p.m.
HOPS & HISTORY
Join museum professionals for an evening of great food and history! Pair a delicious meal and in-house craft-brewed beer from Shy Bear Brewing with an intimate historical experience of the gallery and artifacts from the Pennsylvania Military Museum.
Tickets include food, beverage, free museum admission, and your choice of one of the following experiences:
In-depth gallery and special artifact tour
Presentation: “The Museum: Today & Tomorrow”
28th Infantry Division Shrine & Tank Tour
Admission: $60 per person; $50 for museum members. Reservations required - apply online or call us at (814) 466-6263.
DATE/TIME: Saturday APRIL 6, 2019 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.