African American History Conference hosted by the AAHSSCPA

Guest & Keynote Speaker --- James M. Paradis, Adjunct Professor at Arcadia University Author of: African Americans and the Gettysburg Campaign, Strike the Blow for Freedom: The 6th United States Colored Infantry (USCI) in the Civil War
African American Historical Society of South Central Pennsylvania
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LANCASTER, Pa. - Feb. 17, 2014 - PRLog -- The conference is a NEW outreach that the AAHSSCPA is launching to tell the stories of African American life and contributions.  It is open to the public, a reservation is needed.

Date: April 5th, 2014
Location: Thaddeus Stevens School of Technology, 750 East King Street, Lancaster, Pa  17602 in the {Mellor Building}

8:00 - 9:00 Welcome and Registration

9:00 - 10:15 Pennsylvania members of the 54th Massachusetts

10:15 - 10:30 Break

10:30 - 11:45  No Balm in Gilead
------------  Lancaster  County United States Colored Troops (USCT) members

11:45 - 1:30 Lunch with Keynote Speaker - James M. Paradis,
Speaking on Camp William Penn

1:30 - 2:45 Introduction to Genealogy
1:30 - 4:15 Panel Discussion on the Underground Railroad - (panel break at 2:45 and reconvene at 3:00)

2:45 - 3:00 Break

3:00 - 4:15 Tracing your Civil War Ancestry

Bring your Laptop/Tablet to access Wi-Fi during Genealogy searches

Cost: $25.00 Breakfast, Lunch and the program are included in the fee

Dealine: March 28, 2014

RSVP:  (717) 471-8107 between 11:00a - 7:00p for this event only



Make checks/money order payable to:
African American Hist. Society of SCPA

Mailing Address:
African American Historical Society of SCPA
c/o Crispus Attucks Community Center
407 Howard Avenue
PO Box 894
Lancaster, PA 17603

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