Events at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music HallThe Road To Gettysburg
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
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2013 marks the 150 year anniversary of the Battle Of Gettysburg and the entire family is welcome to the library's grounds to mark the occasion.
The Battle Of Gettysburg was a key moment in the history of the American Civil War (1961-1965). It was hear that General George Gordon Meade's troops defeated attacks by Confederate General Robert E. Lee's forces --- thus ending Lee's invasion of the North.
Activities include tours of the Capt. Thomas Espy Post No. 153 of the Grand Army Of The Republic, a living history encampment, a showing of the film "Red Badge Of Courage", a talk by historian, Jonathan Neu, on site genealogy research with Diane Klinefelter and a concert of period music performed on period instruments by the Pittsburgh Historical Music Society with readings by Marilyn Sorvis of letters written by her grandfather during the Civil War.
Admission for these events is free and suitable for all ages. For more information, call (412) 276-3456.
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