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SAVE THE DATES: 2018 Dates coming soon!  Upcoming Speakers for East Berlin Historical Preservation Society General Meetings at 7:30 p.m. Red Men’s Hall. All are welcome!  Address: 332 W. King Street, East Berlin, PA 17316

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017:  Thank you to Linda Clark for her excellent talk about what the people of Gettysburg witnessed when President Abraham Lincoln arrived to dedicate the National Cemetery in November 1863.

Walk a Mile with Lincoln Presentation
"Walk A Mile With Lincoln" General Meeting Talk by Linda Clark 11/15/17 @ Red Men's
Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Previous Meeting Topics:

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017: Dave Eisenhart spoke about the origins of the East Berlin Railroad.  Very interesting talk to a full house!  See photos here.

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017: Emma Kate Diehl shared the history of Herbs and Oils- Past and Present
Herb presentation photo 1Herb presentation photo 2  

 

Rescheduled for May 17, 2017:  Birds with a Gettysburg Address by Bonnie Portzline, member of South Mountain Audubon Society
May 17 2017 at 7:30 pm at Red Men's Hall, 332 West King St., East Berlin, PA 17316

This talk has been rescheduled for the general meeting on Wednesday, May 17 at 7:30p.m. in Red Men’s Hall, 332 West King St., East Berlin, PA. The presenter, a member of the South Mountain Audubon Society, will share her program entitled “Birds With A Gettysburg Address”. Bonnie Portzline is an avid birder and photographer. She will feature not only birds but also Gettysburg Battlefield monuments with bird ornamentation.

Bonnie has presented summer evening campfire programs at the Gettysburg Battlefield amphitheater. She is currently working on a photo collection of birds that Ike and Mamie Eisenhower may have seen when they resided at their Gettysburg farm. She delights in sharing her photography and knowledge of birds with audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds and interests.

Attendance at this program is a perfect way to welcome Spring while combining history with nature. You are encouraged to come out for an evening of spectacular visual images coupled with a historical narrative. Society members and the general public are welcome. As always there will be refreshments following the program.


Photo by Bonnie Portzline,
Northern Mockingbird, a resident species, eats berries near the Gettysburg Museum and
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