THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD IN YORK COUNTY
TO BE MONTHLY DISCUSSION AT
SUSQUEHANNA TRAIL GENEALOGY CLUB
The SUSQUEHANNA TRAIL GENEALOGY CLUB will continue its’ monthly presentations Thursday February 28, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST of LATTER-day-SAINTS 2100 Hollywood Drive, York Township.
“THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD IN YORK COUNTY” will be presented by Scott Mingus.
Scott Mingus is a scientist and consultant in the global pulp & paper industry, and holds patents in self-adhesive postage stamps and bar code labels. The Ohio native graduated from the Paper Science & Engineering program at Miami University. While working for Avery Dennison, he was part of the research team that developed the first commercially successful self-adhesive U. S. postage stamps. He has written twenty Civil War and Underground Railroad books. His biography of 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 and his wife Debi live in York, Pa., and for more than a decade he has written a blog on the Civil War history of York County (www.yorkblog.com/cannonball). He received the 2013 Heritage Profile Award from the York County History Center for his contributions to local Civil War history. He also has written six scenario books for Civil War miniature war gaming. His great-great-grandfather was a 15-year-old drummer and rifleman in the 51st Ohio Infantry in the Western Theater, and other family members fought at Antietam and Gettysburg in the 7th West Virginia.
This interesting and informative program is open to the public with light refreshments and a door prize to one lucky winner.
For further information, please contact Frank Long, club president, at: 717-244-7214 OR firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information available at: www.facebook.com/pastgc.