Frederick to offer 'Heroines of History' presentation

November 19, 2014

Jared Frederick, instructor in history at Penn State Altoona, will offer a special presentation at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Baker Mansion in Altoona. Coinciding with the museum's newest exhibit, "The Civil War in Pennsylvania," Frederick will present "Heroines of History: Gettysburg's Women at War." Delving into the lives and struggles of families dramatically shaped by the pivotal 1863 battle, the lecture will present an intimate portrait of a community forever changed by the Civil War.

A former Gettysburg park ranger, Frederick will bring the story to life with a vivid multimedia presentation and rare photographs.

The presentation is free and open to the public. Call 814-942-3916 or visit blairhistory.org for more information.

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