EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 4/26/19

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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.

Saturday Lectures:

  • 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

Sunday Lecture:

  • 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.

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CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT

Civil War re-enactors encamp on the grounds of the PMM, including the Civil War re-enactment group of the 3rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, demonstrating the loading and firing of artillery pieces during their annual safety training and recruitment drive.  Interested persons of all ages are invited to enlist. 

DATE/TIME:  Saturday & Sunday MAY 4 & 5, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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FRIENDS’ LECTURE SERIES: “THE KOREAN WAR AND MODERN KOREA”

Speaker: CDR Richard L. Bigelow, USNR (ret.)

CDR Richard L. Bigelow, USNR (ret.), recognized expert on Korea and editor/publisher of “Korea Chronology”, will lead a discussion of the Korean War and how it has shaped modern North and South Korea, including a discussion of the current nuclear crisis with North Korea. CDR Bigelow has spoken on Korea and the Korean War at various military, academic and civilian venues throughout the United States. 

DATE/TIME:  Sunday MAY 5, 2019 2:00 p.m.