List of Civil War commemoration events

Through Sep


. 24:

“Civil War From the Stacks,” 203 Pattee Library, University Park. Call 865-3063.

Through Oct. 2:

The Penns Valley Area Historical Museum will host its “150th Anniversary of the Civil War” exhibit which spotlights local Civil War veterans. According to the museum’s website, the exhibit features discharge certificates, a “call to Arms” poster, artifacts of the war and a picture of Civil War veterans marching through Rebersburg. Visit www.pennsvalleymuseum.org.

Through Oct. 7:

“Home Front to Battlefront: Celebrating the Civil War Legacy,” 104 Paterno Library, University Park. Call 865-1793.

Through Dec. 31:

The National Civil War Museum, in Harrisburg, will host “1861,” an exhibit that examines secession, the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln, the Baltimore riots and more. Visit www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 17-18:

“Then and Now” Living History Encampment, Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg, www.pamilmuseum.org

7 p.m. Oct. 4:

“Fort Sumter: First Blood in South Carolina” by Joe Mieczkowski, Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg, www.pamilmuseum.org

4 p.m. Oct. 5

, “A Local Detective Story: Deserters and Loyalty in the Civil War” by William Blair, Foster Auditorium

Etc ...

Penn State’s “People’s Contest” Civil War digital archive,


The George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center

, Pond Lab, University Park, www.richardscenter.psu.edu