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SUNDAY, JANUARY 25th, 2015, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

DELUXE CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH & AWARD CEREMONY

Join the Gen. Meade Society of Philadelphia for its Annual
Deluxe Brunch & Champagne Toast & Silent Auction
To Celebrate the New Year and Toast the Victor of Gettysburg!

Presenting the Society ‘Order of Merit’ Award!

(Special Guest Recipient!)

Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein
9130 Academy Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19114

Directions: http://www.cvvphilly.com/directions.html

Cost: $45. Per person complete—$85. per couple

To reserve, contact: Gerry McCormick at: 215-848-7753 (gedwinmc@msn.com)

Reservations should be made at least one week prior to the Brunch!

Go to the Meade Society web site for further details:
www.generalmeadesociety.org

BROCHURE FOR THE EVENT [PDF]

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15th, 2015, 12 NOON - 5:00 PM
at WEST LAUREL HILL CEMETERY IN THE CONSERVATORY

The General Meade Society Sponsors Its 16th Annual Symposium

We seek to promote the study of the service and career of Philadelphia’s greatest war hero, General Meade and the Civil War. Thank you for joining us for an in-depth look at George Gordon Meade at his 200th Anniversary!

Program

12 noon: Welcome, Introductions, Announcements

12:15pm: First Session
— Meade’s Early Life and Career —
Dr. Andy Waskie

1:00pm: Lunch with the Kearney Kommissary and delicacies from 1865; Book sales by Jim Schmick; fund raisers; book signings

2:00pm: Second Session
— Meade from Mexico to Fredericksburg — Jerry McCormick

2:45pm: Break — Browse the Books of Civil War & More

3:00pm: Third Session
— Meade From Gettysburg to Appomattox — LTC Ralph Peters

3:45pm : Break — Browse the Books

4:00pm: Fourth Session

— Meade in Post-War America—Tom Huntington

5:00pm: Wrap up & Conclusion

Thanks to the Attendees; Moderator Prof. Joe Pugh; the Meade Society members; Jim Schmick (Civil War & More); Tom & Judy Kearney & Kommissary; John Meko and the Union League; West Laurel Hill; our distinguished speakers and guests!

To Register: call Jerry McCormick at 215-848-7753 or e-mail
gedwinmc@msn.com or andy.waskie@temple.edu
Website: www.generalmeadesociety.org

BROCHURE FOR THE EVENT [PDF]

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18th, 2015, 2 PM

The 12TH ANNUAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD & BLACK HISTORY CONFERENCE
AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, MAIN CAMPUS, WALK AUDITORIUM, RITTER HALL

FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!

1. Session - 2 pm -2:45 pm,
Abraham Lincoln and the Passing of the 13th Amendment and Abolition of Slavery
M. Kelly Tillery, Esq.

2. Session - 3 pm - 3:45 pm
The Assassination of Lincoln and Its Effect on the People
Matthew Pinsker, Ph.D Dickinson College

3. Session - 4 pm - 4:45 pm
The End of the Civil War, 'Juneteenth' and the Service of the U.S. Colored Troops
Don Ogbewi Scott, Sr. Professor, Community College of Philadelphia

4:45 pm - Concluding Remarks

Sponsored by African-American Studies Department. Contact Information: Dr. Anadolu-Okur,
[anadolu@temple.edu] and Dr. Anthony Waskie [awaskie@temple.edu]