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4th Annual Berks History Conference

April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join us for our 4th annual history gathering featuring 4 informative lectures on Berks County’s Civil War history.


Conference Topics Include:

Three Cheers and a Ringgold Tiger! The Story of the First of the First Defenders: Mark Pflum

All Manner of Petty Annoyances: Executing Federal Civil War drafts in Berks County: John M. Lawlor, Jr.

Rare Images of Antietam: And the Photographers Who Took Them: Stephen Recker

The Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad and the First Defenders: Scott Mingus

Lunch will be provided. RSVP by April 6th.


To learn more click here for a brochure.

PLEASE NOTE: The Speaker schedule has changed and is not reflected in the brochure. Scott Mingus will present at 10:15AM and John M. Lawlor, Jr. will present at 1:15PM.


Call 610-375-4375 to register.



April 13, 2019
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Berks History Center
940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States


Berks History Center
(610) 375-4375