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Great Conversations at Gettysburg 2019

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

The Gettysburg Foundation will host Great Conversations at Gettysburg, its signature series of historic talks, chats and presentations at the Rupp House History Center, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, June 29. The Rupp House History Center is located at 451 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg.

 

Sponsored by the Foundation and Gettysburg College, Great Conversations at Gettysburg features an all-day festival of thought-provoking discussions and hidden history inspired by the stories and lessons of Gettysburg. The event is free of charge. All sessions are open to the public.

 

The Great Conversations lineup includes renowned authors, historians and media personalities. Scheduled presenters include:

 

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:

The George Spangler Farm Hospital and the Battle of 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

 

The event will also feature book signings by local authors: Sue Boardman, Linda Clark, Jan Croon, Brad Gottfried, Connie Hansen, Jim Hessler and Tom McMillan.

Details

Date:
June 29
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/great-conversations-at-gettysburg-series/

Venue

Rupp House History Center
451 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
Phone:
717-338-1243
Website:
www.gettysburgfoundation.org

Organizer

Gettysburg Foundation
Phone:
717-338-1243
Email:
info@gettysburgfoundation.org
Website:
https://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/rupp-house