Civil War talk at Cattaraugus County Museum
Saturday August 18, 2012 | By:Submitted to Journal
MACHIAS –– The Cattaraugus County Museum will be hosting its third and final talk in the Civil War lecture series on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m.
The speaker will be Nicholas Redding, who has been working as the deputy director for advocacy at the Civil War Trust. He is a graduate of the George Tyler Moore Center for the study of the Civil War at West Virginia’s Shepherd University and had previously been employed at Gettysburg National Military Park. He is completing a book, the “History and Guide to Civil War Shepherdstown, West Virginia.”
The talk, entitled “Battlefield Preservation,” is free to the public and will be held on the museum grounds. Those attending are invited to bring a chair or blanket. In the event of rain, the talk will relocate to The Pines Nursing Home, next door. The museum will open at 10 a.m.
The museum is located on the ground floor of the Stone House, 9824 Route 16, Machias. For more information, call 353-8200, Tuesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.