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Turn last fall’s garden leftovers into an holiday decoration! Gourd artist Linda Walker will teach you how to create an adorable penguin luminary from gourds. Space is limited to 10 gourd workstations. Children 12 and over and adults can individually occupy a workstation. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. Please call 717-849-6926 to register.Find out more »
William Smith gained his nickname for the extra money he raked in from the Federal government while he operated a mail delivery line. He was Governor of Virginia during both the Mexican War and the last half of the Civil War, as well as a five-time U.S. congressman, two-time Confederate congressman, attorney in San Francisco during the California Gold Rush, and one of the South’s most colorful leaders. Civil War historian Scott Mingus will enlighten us on "Extra Billy" andFind out more »
He was Governor of Virginia during both the Mexican War and the last half of the Civil War, as well as a five-time U.S. congressman, two-time Confederate congressman, attorney in San Francisco during the California Gold Rush, and one of the South’s most colorful leaders. Civil War historian Scott Mingus will enlighten us on "Extra Billy" and how he went from Virginia's statehouse to Gettysburg's scapegoat. Books will be available for purchase. Please call 717-849-6926 or email [email protected] to signFind out more »
Learn the difference between a credit score and credit report, how to build a solid credit history, and advice for using credit wisely. Presented by: Steve Gohn, CBY System Inc. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/martin-library-presents-understanding-your-credit-tickets-52010067512Find out more »
Civil War historian Scott Mingus presents short stories and anecdotes from the soldiers and civilians as the two armies march to Sharpsburg, invade Maryland, fight the battle, and then march back to Virginia.Find out more »
Major General Jubal A. Early seized control of Gettysburg after a series of skirmishes on June 26 and then two days later occupied York. General Early ransomed York for money and supplies and surrounded the town with artillery and troops. Hastily organized state militia defended the river crossing at Wrightsville and then burned the world's longest covered bridge to prevent Rebel passage into Lancaster County, from which Jubal Early had hoped to threaten Harrisburg. Hear Civil War historian discuss theFind out more »
Civil War historian Scott Mingus tells the story of the key Union supply route that ran from upstate New York through Harrisburg, York, Hanover Junction, and Glen Rock down to Baltimore. Mingus will also discuss the controversial “Lincoln at Hanover Junction” Matthew Brady November 1863 photographs.Find out more »