EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 12/22/17

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THE SIEGE OF HARPERS FERRY: THE BATTLE OF 1862

The worst surrender of U.S. Troops until the Battle of Bataan - what happened to the men tasked with protecting this stronghold and why did they fall?  Approximately 12,500 men of the Union Army were captured in September of 1862 during the Maryland Campaign.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday JANUARY 6, 2018  3:00 p.m.

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WHAT'S IN A COLLECTION?

Telling the "Pennsylvania Story" through items and objects - what is in the Military Museum collection?  Learn the importance of preserving these items and stories.  Light refreshments.

DATE/TIME:  Friday JANUARY 26, 2018  6:00 p.m.

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REMINDER: HOLIDAY SITE CLOSINGS

In addition to our normal winter operation schedule, the Museum will be closed to the public on Christmas Eve (December 24), Christmas Day (December 25), New Year's Eve (December 31) and New Year's Day (January 1). The Museum will have an early closing (12:00 p.m.) on Friday, December 22nd.

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM OUR STAFF

Happy Holidays to all of our visitors, members, and supporters of the Pennsylvania Military Museum!

During this time of giving, many organizations are hosting donation drives & fundraising campaigns.  Although we do not hold a fundraiser during this season, please keep the Friends of the Pennsylvania Military Museum in mind for the upcoming Centre Gives in May 2018, where all donations are matched by a stretch pool fund.  This ensures that all donations go further to help our organization more than any other time of the year!  

Donations we receive from Centre Gives help us:

  • conserve Pennsylvania’s military heritage for future generations
  • fund events that educate the public about Pennsylvania’s military heritage
  • fund the Military Museum’s programs that preserve the memory of the sacrifice and service that brave Pennsylvanians have made over the years. 

Thank you again to all for your visitation, support, and generosity to the Pennsylvania Military Museum.  Have a wonderful holiday!