Some of the programs the society typically offers are:
Monthly lecture series with guest speakers • Museum tours • Walking tours of historic New Castle • Lawrence County Trivia Competition • Sports Hall of Fame • Fireworks exhibits • Ice cream social • Membership & Friends Dinner • Haunted History Walking Tour • Mistletoe Magic • Open House with Santa
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A Civil War Husband (discussion and book signing)
September 28, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm EDT
The Lawrence County Historical Society is pleased to announce Cynthia Friend Crytzer, author of A Civil War Husband, will be presenting an in-depth discussion about her book followed by a book signing. Books can be purchased on site during this event.
A Civil War Husband provides a first-hand account of life as a Civil War soldier through letters of Thomas D. Nelson, a Union Soldier and member of the 100th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment ‘The Roundheads’ Company E. In his own words, Thomas details travel with the ‘Roundheads’ as they marched through Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Kentucky, and Mississippi. He describes camp life as a Union Soldier through the food they ate, people they met, impressions of the towns and surrounding countryside, and much more.
Learn the fate of this Civil War Husband.
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