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125th Anniversary Events Scheduled to Honor Mt. Gretna’s Role in Spanish-American War
May 6th @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Commemoration of Pennsylvania National Guardsmen rendezvousing in Mt. Gretna to train and muster out for the Spanish-American War-1898.
Soldiers Field: Opening Ceremony, soldiers’ camp, maneuvers, and scavenger hunt
Hall of Philosophy: Speakers, genealogy, displays, and food
ALL DAY Living Historians Camp Hastings (rain or shine)
9AM-4PM Scavenger Hunt for Kids and Adults
10AM Opening Ceremony*
11AM-1:00PM Mount Gretna Area Historical Society Museum open HALL OF PHILOSOPHY
12:30-4:00PM Spanish-American War PA Veterans Genealogy Consult
1:00PM Speaker – Espionage During the Spanish-American War
2:30PM Speaker – War in the Philippines
Dutch Country Hand Rolled Soft Pretzels and Keller’s BBQ Food Truck
*Inclement weather, the opening ceremony will be in the Hall of Philosophy.