EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 3/23/18

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EXPLORING THE ARMOR TOUR: LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP!

Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles, including a look inside the crew compartments.  Tour begins in the museum theater.  Seating is limited; reservations required. The tour typically lasts 2 hours. Admission to event: $15.00, or $5.00 with museum membership. 

DATE/TIME:  Sunday MARCH 25, 2018  2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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CENTRAL PA CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE: "PETTIGREW/TRIMBLE CHARGE AT GETTYSBURG"

General Lee and the Virginia newspapers made General George Pickett immortal at Gettysburg on July 3, 1863, with "Pickett's Charge."  But, Pickett's was only one of the three Divisions assigned by General James Longstreet to assault the center of the Union line.  Learn about the two other Confederate Divisions under Generals Johnston Pettigrew and Isaac Trimble in this lecture by Don Ernsberger. 

DATE/TIME:  Tuesday APRIL 3, 2018  7:00 p.m.

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KIDS DAY: DRESS UP & DISCOVER!

Kids of all ages get to try on field gear and head gear from the museum education collection.  Visit education stations in the galleries for more fun discoveries throughout the day.  Regular admission rates apply.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday APRIL 7, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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FRIENDS' LECTURE SERIES: "HISTORY OF BEN FRANKLIN'S ASSOCIATORS"

Brigadier General (Retired) Jerry G. Beck Jr. , 28th Infantry Division, will speak on the origin of the PA National Guard and its beginnings in Philadelphia in 1747 with Ben Franklin, including a discussion of Ben Franklin's "Associators" and how Ben Franklin started the Pennsylvania Militia.

DATE/TIME:  Sunday APRIL 8, 2018  2:00 p.m.