Symposium and Boy Scout Workshop
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To further the Bradford
House Historical Association’s (BHHA) mission to educate the community about
the history of 18th Century Western Pennsylvania, the Bradford House
Museum will sponsor a mini 1-evening symposium. An annual Poster
Session contest will be offered to middle and high school students.
The next event is
scheduled for Friday evening, March 28, 2014 at Washington & Jefferson
College's Chapel in Old Main. W&J
has been a co-sponsor of previous symposia. Students will be offered free
admission for the Friday evening event. Doors open at 6 and program starts
Norman L. Baker on “Braddock's Expedition” and Bryan Cunning as Young
Baker has written a new book, Braddock's
Road: Mapping the British Expedition from Alexandria to the Monongahela.
Cunning portrays Colonel George Washington during the French and Indian War
period. The 1st Virginia Regiment reenactment group will
participate as part of Mr. Cunning's presentation.
Some things being
planned to be on display are the recently discovered artifacts from Braddock's
Bear Camp. The BHHA will sell books
related to Braddock's Expedition, the Whiskey Rebellion, and local history.
Punch & cookies will be available following the program, using
W&J’s catering service. Admission:
$12 advance reservations; $15 at the door.
(students free with id) Winners of the middle and high
school poster session contests will display from 6:00 -7:00 before the speakers.
---- the first 50 individuals registered for the Symposium will receive a FREE copy of the book War for Empire
in Western Pennsylvania.
can register for the Symposium by mailing a check to the
Bradford House at PO Box 537, Washington, PA 15301. Please include
your email address so that I can notify you that I received your check. Note that no tickets will be
mailed or distributed. Simply check in at the event registration desk.
Also, checks are nonrefundable.
Poster Session Info:
the poster submission deadline has been extended until March 5th. Any
questions, contact email@example.com
Poster Session Rules
Poster Session Registration Form
YOUR AMERICAN HERITAGE MERIT BADGE
the David Bradford House
workshop will be administered by the museums Historical Director and qualified
docents. Participants will satisfy merit badge requirements with a merit badge counselor on site to sign Blue
AND #3c – to be finished before the workshop and brought to workshop
$15 per person
(one adult leader admitted free per troop)
Saturday of May and November, other dates available by appointment
9 am – 3 pm
limited to 10-20 participants
bring a brown bagged lunch)
open to individual scouts or troops.
Pins and Belt Loops are not provided. Certificates
of Completion and a Whiskey Rebellion Flag Badge will be distributed.
2014 class dates are Saturday May 10, 2014 and Saturday November 8, 2014.
Contact Bradford House Administrator, Tracie Liberatore, to register
at 724-222-3604 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that the Bradford House Museum provides guided historical tours.
Groups of 10 more can qualify for a group discount on admission.
Please contact us to book your Scouts tour.
adhering to the Bradford House’s mission statement “to preserve and promote
the history and heritage of the David Bradford House and Museum and to educate
the public on the role of David Bradford and the Whiskey Rebellion in shaping
American history“ , we are offering Boy Scout merit badge workshops for the
American Heritage Badge.