Join NYCHAPS on Thursday, September 3, from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Maple Shade Barn for another wonderful Speaker Series event with guest speaker, Scott Mingus. Only 30 tickets will be available for this event.
Respected local author Scott Mingus will be speaking at the Maple Shade Barn on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at 6 pm. The author of more than twenty-three books, Mr. Mingus is an expert on the Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania in late June, 1863. He will share excerpts and insights from his two books that detail the exploits of Richard Ewell’s Second Corps and J.E.B. Stuart’s Cavalry as they passed through Northern York County and Dillsburg, eventually making their way to the historic conflict at Gettysburg.
There will also be an opportunity to purchase books and a book signing. This is a free event for members, but tickets are limited due to social distancing restrictions. Non-members are $5. ALL tickets must be ordered in advance.
The NYCHAPS Maple Shade Barn is located at 35 Greenbriar Lane, Dillsburg, PA 17019. For more information, please call 717-502-1440.
Scott Mingus is a scientist and consultant in the global pulp and paper industry, and holds patents in self-adhesive postage stamps and bar code labels. He has written 21 Civil War and Underground Railroad books. His biography of Confederate General William “Extra Billy” Smith won multiple awards, including the Dr. James I. Robertson Jr. Literary Prize for Confederate History. He has also written several articles for Gettysburg Magazine, as well as for various historical journals. Scott maintains a blog on the Civil War history of York County PA and received the 2013 Heritage Profile Award from the York County History Center for his many contributions to local Civil War history Scott and his wife, Debi, live in York, Pa., and for more than a decade, he was written a blog,
Cannonball, on the Civil War history of York County. His great-great-grandfather was a 15-year-old drummer and rifleman in the 51st Ohio Infantry under General George “Pap” Thomas, and other family members fought at Antietam and Gettysburg in the 7th West Virginia. Contact Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society (NYCHAPS) strives to inspire by connecting the lessons of the past to the challenges of today. Through hands-on experience, the past culture of the area is brought to life in a deeper and richer educational experience. Through preservation, research, and our collections, NYCHAPS seeks to inspire a different way of learning history.