Monthly Archives: March 2016

27th annual Civil War Reenactment at Neshaminy State Park

Confederate re-enactors at the Neshaminy Civil War Re-enactment defend their territory.  (Credit: Ilena Di Toro)  27th ANNUAL CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT AT NESHAMINY STATE PARK The Battle of Bull Run/First Manassas The 27th annual Civil War Re-enactment will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24, 2016 at … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Rise to the Presidency to be discussed at York CWRT on March 16

The York Civil War Round Table will feature Scott E. Rosenau as the guest speaker at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 16th at 7 p.m. Scott will present a PowerPoint talk titled “Lincoln’s Rise to the Presidency.” Lincoln’s selection … Continue reading

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Two board games useful to teach Pennsylvania Underground Railroad facts

Mayer Foner for many years operated a popular wargaming and board gaming store in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania. That store has been closed for many years, but Mayer remains interested in the hobby. A few years ago he produced two board games … Continue reading

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Troubled feminist wrote the beloved Battle Hymn of the Republic

Ask most modern Americans who was Julia Ward Howe and you are likely to get blank stares or at best an uncertain, halting answer. Ask those same people to sing a verse or two of the Battle Hymn of the … Continue reading

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