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October 19 – Gettysburg Monument Site Clean-Up

The Camp Curtin Historical Society will hold its fall clean-up of the 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry monument site at Gettysburg National Military Park on Sunday, October 19th.  Volunteers are needed to pick-up trash that has accumulated during the summer.  Please gather at the Peace Light Memorial at 2:00PM.  Bring trash bags; gloves are suggested.  For more information call 717-732-5115 or email genjenkins@aol.com.


November 9 – Georgia Campaign Lecture

NPS Ranger Bert Barnett will present a lecture on "Yankees in Georgia . . . How Did They Ever Get In?!" at 2:00PM, Sunday, November 9, at the National Civil War Museum

Reservoir Park, Harrisburg. This presentation is free and open to the public.  Bring a friend.  (Ticket purchase required to tour the museum.) For information call 717-732-5115 or email genjenkins@aol.com.


Camp Curtin Society launches
 Civil War Trail effort

Article courtesy of Joseph Cress and the Sentinel

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