KIDS DAY: DRESS UP AND DISCOVER!
Kids of all ages get to try on the 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 13, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
AMERICAN REVOLUTION ROUND TABLE SPEAKER SERIES
Ed Lengel, former chief historian of the White House Historical Association and 2018 Colonial Williamsburg Revolutionary in Residence historian, will be the speaker for the launch of the 2019 Speaker Series. Ed is an award-winning author and historian, and frequent contributor to national TV and radio broadcasts for NPR, the History Channel and more. Lengel’s list of books on American history and in particular, its first president, far exceed space to list here. Suffice it to say, this presentation should not be missed! Join us for compelling stories and insights into the founding of our nation and one of its most impactful and prominent Founding Fathers, George Washington. Ed Lengel is sure to inform, inspire, and delight audiences of every age and knowledge level of American history.
DATE/TIME: Sunday APRIL 14, 2019 2:00 p.m.
THE GREAT WAR REMEMBERED
This weekend remembers World War I with lectures, film, and a living history encampment that demonstrates life on the Western Front.
10:30: “The Stories I’ll Tell When I Get Home: The Legacy of American Nurses in WWI” by Dr. Julie Decker, PSU Nursing
2:00: “Armor After the Armistice: What Do We Do With All These Tanks?” by Mr. Mike Siggins, Armor Historian
2:00: “The US Marines at Belleau Wood” by Mike Poorman, USMC
DATE/TIME: Saturday & Sunday APRIL 27 & 28, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.