Saturday, June 1, 2013

The Gettysburg 150 Experience-- Part 1

From the May 11, 2013, Potpouri Trumball Edition "Travel: Gettysburg's 150th is gateway to Civil War experiences" by News USA

Of course and obviously there is to be a big to-do at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3 this year.

But, there are other places to explore in the area.  Here are some:

NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM  Harrisburg, Pa., shows both sides, both soldier and civilian.

U.S. ARMY HERITAGE AND EDUCATION CENTER--  Carlisle, Pa., interactive one-mile outdoor trail with several Civil War aspects.  Huge Civil War photo collection.

HOPEWELL EXPERIENCE--  Reading, Pa.  Pig iron production was vital for Civil War weapons  On Reading Civil War Trail.  Also Central Pennsylvania.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSEUM--  Reading, Pa.  A stop on the Underground Railroad.  See www.gogreaterreading.com .

More Sites to See.  --Old Secesh



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