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Martin Library | 2nd Floor

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159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
(717) 849-6926

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June 2019

D-Day

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free

On June 5, 1944 allied forces began their invasion on coast of France. The Allied Invasion of Normandy took nearly two years of planning and is regarded as one of the most heavily guarded secrets of war. This program presented by the Dwight D Eisenhower Institute will explain the first day of the Normandy Invasion, D-Day, and the largest seaborne invasion in history.  

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July 2019

Sundays With Scott: Flames Beyond Gettysburg

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 58 spots left

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 the

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October 2019

Sundays With Scott: The Northern Central Railway in the Civil War

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 58 spots left

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.

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