Talks and Presentations

Richard Tritt presenting at the 2015 Mill Exhibit Opening

Fall/Winter 2016 – 2017 Talks and Presentations

Letort Star Lodge on Thursday, February 9, 2017: 7 PM
Jesse Webb will talk about the history of the Letort Star Masonic Lodge on North St. in Carlisle as part of the Black History Month Celebration.


Wednesdays in Winter

Wednesday, February 8, 2017: 1:30 PM

The Centenary of US Entry into World War I with Special Focus on the Service of Volunteer Fire Companies – Presented by Randy Watts and Sandy Mader

Wednesday, February 15, 2017: 1:30 PM

Monuments, Men, and Memory: Remembering and Forgetting the Great War in Shippensburg, PA – Presented by Steven Burg, Shippensburg University

Wednesday, February 22, 2017: 1:30 PM

African-American Troops from Cumberland County in World War I – Celebrate African-American History Month – Presented by Stephanie Jirard, Shippensburg University

Wednesday, March 1, 2017: 1:30 PM

Lenore Embick Flower – Celebrate Women’s History Month – Presented by Dawn Flower-Webb and Lenore R. Flower

Wednesday, March 8, 2017: 1:30 PM

Women and Women’s Groups of Cumberland County in World War I – Celebrate International Women’s Day – Presented by Sandy Mader

Past Talks and Presentations


Poetry Reading by Mary Anne Morefield

Mid-Century, Middle Class, and Modern presented by Wendy Pires

The Park Before the Park presented by Dr. Andre Weltman

Carlisle Indian School Outings along the Railroad, Carlisle to Gettysburg presented by Barbara Landis

Wednesdays in Winter



Mills of Cumberland County – 2015 Cumberland County Historical Society Exhibit Opening presented by from Richard Tritt, CCHS Photo Curator and Dr. Dorothy Merritts of Franklin and Marshall College.

Shared Histories of African Americans and Native Americans in Cumberland County presented by Sandy Mader

Wednesdays in Winter



Carlisle Journeys: American Indians in Show Business



Millicent Line Kitzmiller presented by Sandy Mader

For additional information on any of our programs, please contact:

Lynda Mann, Programming & Membership Coordinator at 717 249 7610.

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