Event details


June 29, 2019


Great Conversations at Gettyburg


Great Conversations at Gettysburg is a series of programs sponsored by the Gettysburg Foundation that draw from the themes of Gettysburg. The 2019 Great Conversations at Gettysburg event is brought to you in partnership with Gettysburg College.

Saturday, June 29
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Rupp House History Center, 451 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg

Free admission all day. All sessions.

Talks, chats & presentations inspired by the stories & lessons of Gettysburg.

9 a.m.
Michael Birkner, Ph.D.
Gettysburg College
Worst President Ever? Getting to Know James Buchanan, Again.

10 a.m.
Ronald D. Kirkwood, Author
Too Much for Human Endurance: Civilians to the Rescue at the George Spangler Farm Hospital in Gettysburg

11 a.m.
Wayne Motts, CEO
National Civil War Museum
Old and Dear Friends: What We Know About Lewis Armistead and Winfield Hancock

2 p.m.
Cory Pfarr, Author
Longstreet at Gettysburg

3 p.m.
Winona Peterson, Cultural Resource Program Manager
Gettysburg National Military Park
How the National Park Service Cares for Our Parks: An In-Depth Look at the Warfield House

4 p.m.
Tracy V. Wilson & Holly Frey
Stuff You Missed in History Class Podcast
Fearless, Feisty and Unflagging: The Women of Gettysburg

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