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Lectures & Conversations
Three Days at Gettysburg, Part II
The Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
The Civil War: 150 Years
James M. McPherson
Craig L. Symonds
Harold Holzer (moderator)
Tue, December 4th, 2012 | 6:30 pm
$30
(members $18)

Note: This event is sold out

 

EVENT DETAILS

In the second program in this two-part series, three distinguished Civil War historians continue to explore the Battle of Gettysburg, the Civil War battle that has horrified and captivated the nation since it was fought nearly 150 years ago.

SPEAKER BIOS

James M. McPherson, Professor Emeritus at Princeton, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. His new book is War on the Waters. Craig L. Symonds is Professor Emeritus at the U.S. Naval Academy and the author of the new book The Civil War at Sea. Harold Holzer (moderator) is the author, coauthor or editor of more than 40 books on Lincoln and the Civil War era.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

PURCHASING TICKETS BY PHONE/IN PERSON

To purchase tickets to public programs by phone, please call the New-York Historical Society’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily. Advance tickets may also be purchased on site at the New-York Historical Society admissions desk. Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final and payments cannot be refunded. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

SPECIAL OFFER

When you pre-order your ticket for a public program, for an extra $10 you can enjoy a pre-program glass of wine at Caffè Storico and we will reserve a priority seat for you. Select the “package ticket” option online and stop by Caffè Storico prior to the event.

Note: Cannot be purchased at time of program; drink must be redeemed before program begins. A full bar selection is also available; beverages exceeding $10 will be charged the a la carte menu price difference at time of redemption. Availability is limited.
 

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