EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 9/20/19

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Exploring the Armor

  • Sunday, September 29, 2019

  • 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

  • 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 two hours.   Admission to Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with Museum membership).

Exploring the Armor 9/29/19 Online Registration Form

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Civil War Barons

  • Sunday, October 6, 2019

  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Nineteen renowned Northern businessmen made significant contributions to the Union war effort. Their companies benefited from the need for goods during the four-year conflict. John Deere, Cyrus McCormick, Gail Borden, Edward Squibb, Philip Armour, Andrew Carnegie, Frederick Weyerhaeuser, and the Studebaker brothers, as well as other, lesser known, remarkable businessmen will be discussed.

Jeffery D. Wert is a retired Penns Valley Area High School history teacher and the author of hundreds of magazine articles, essays, columns, and several books on aspects of the Civil War. His book, Gettysburg: Day Three, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award.