CENTRAL PA CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE: "KILL JEFF DAVIS"
Lecture by Dr. Bruce Venter, President of America's History. Dr. Venter has a major interest in the career of Union General Judson Kilpatrick. His presentation will focus on the infamous 1864 Kilpatrick-Ulric Dahlgren raid on Richmond.
DATE/TIME: Tuesday AUGUST 1, 2017 7:00 p.m.
RICHARD KOONTZ MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES: "REFLECTIONS ON MY EXPERIENCES DURING WWII IN GERMANY"
Dr. Manfred Keune, born in Germany before the outbreak of World War II, will reflect on his experiences and memories of his childhood in WWII-era Germany. Main events discussed include the bombing of Germany, the immediate period of postwar Germany, and the role of the American military.
Dr. Keune lived in Germany until 1957, when he came to the USA. He was trained and worked in engineering, but decided to study in the humanities at Bowling Green State and graduated from Michigan State with a Ph.D. in German Literature. He joined the Department of German at PSU in 1967 and retired as an Emeritus Professor of German Studies in 1999. After retiring, he has been active in teaching at The Florida Gulf Coast University, Juniata College, and Penn State. He has been consulting and writing in the area of "International Communication and Design."
DATE/TIME: Wednesday AUGUST 2, 2017 7:00 p.m.
AUGUST GUIDED TOUR WEEKENDS
Receive a personal guided tour for the regular admission price on Saturdays & Sundays at 1:00 p.m. throughout the month of August.
KIDS DAY: DRESS UP & DISCOVER!
Kids of all ages get to wear combat gear and helmets from the museum education collection. Pose for pictures behind the wheel of an authentic Jeep! Regular admission rates apply.
DATE/TIME: Saturday AUGUST 12, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.