November 16, 2017
DOWNINGTOWN _ Borough author Bruce Mowday has four book signings scheduled in Gettysburg this weekend in connection with Remembrance activities in observation of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.
“Taking part in Gettysburg events is always an honor,” said Mowday. “This is a great weekend to remember our nation’s history in Gettysburg. The Saturday parade is huge and the event in the national cemetery is moving.”
Mowday’s new book, J. Howard Wert’s Gettysburg will be featured at the signings along with his Pickett’s Charge: The Untold Story and Unlikely Allies: Fort Delaware’s Prison Community In The Civil War.
Mowday’s schedule includes Friday, November 17 at the Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. On Saturday, November 18 he will be signing at For The Historian, 42 York Street, Gettysburg, from 10:00 a.m. until noon and then back at the Gettysburg Heritage Center from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. On Sunday, November 19 Mowday will sign at the Gettysburg Heritage Center from 10:00 a.m. until noon.
Schiffer Publishing of Atglen just released J. Howard Wert’s Gettysburg. The book details the largest private collection of artifacts from Gettysburg and other historically significant items. “The book also details a great patriotic family,” Mowday said.
Mowday is scheduled to sign copies of the Wert book in New York City at the Union League on December 7. Also, he will give a talk at the Shriners meeting at the Thorndale Inn at 6:00 p.m. on November 21. Mowday will give a presentation on his book on Fort Delaware to the Jersey Shore Civil War Round Table in Toms River, New Jersey, on December 13 at 7:00 p.m.
On November 28 Mowday will talk about his book Jailing The Johnston Gang: Bringing Serial Murderers To Justice at the new Canvas at Valley Forge, 101 Bryce Lane, King of Prussia at 6:30 p.m. The movie At Close Range, based on the Johnston saga, will also be shown.
Mowday’s holiday book signings includes December 9 at 2:00 p.m. at Work2gether during the Downingtown Christmas parade. On Sunday, December 10 he’ll be at the Westtown Winter Carnival at the Oakbourne Park, 1014 South Concord Road, Westtown, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. On Friday, December 15 Bruce will be at the Downingtown branch of Citadel from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. he’ll be signing books at the Bill of Rights Bicentennial dinner in New Holland.
Barnes & Noble, Exton, will host three signings. They are December 16 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., December 23 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and December 24 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.