USAHEC Events and Programs

 
The USAHEC hosts many events throughout the year, including lecture programs, interpretive living history events, demonstrations, workshops, and speaker presentations. All USAHEC sponsored events are free and open to the public. Additionally, many of our programs are live-streamed and recorded, and are available on the USAHEC YouTube page. For information on all upcoming events, please continue to check our website and social media pages, or call: (717) 245-3972.
 
Upcoming Events
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Sat, June 29, 2024 - 10:00AM - 2:00PM
THIS IS NOT AN ARMY PROGRAM. Carlisle Summer Fair, The Cumberland County Historical Society, and Keystone Baseball Club will be at the USAHEC to present two 1800s-era baseball games on June 29th, 2024. The event features The Generals Baseball Club of Gettysburg and The Keystone Baseball Club of Harrisburg squaring off in a double header with games at 11:00AM and 1:30PM. This event is free, open to the public, and includes a food truck and kids' activities. Clock on the link to learn about the Carlisle Summer Fair event.
 
 
 
Wed, August 21, 2024 - 6:30PM
Join the USAHEC for the General of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley Memorial Lecture to kick off the Fall 2024 season of the Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series as we welcome D. Scott Hartwig to give a lecture entitled "Strategic Leadership During the Maryland Campaign." This program is FREE and OPEN to the public, no registration required. Doors open at 6PM, the event begins at 6:30PM. The program will be in person at the USAHEC and streamed online (link available the week of the event). See less
 
 
 
Tue, September 10, 2024 - 6:30PM
Join the USAHEC to welcome Dr. Christian Keller, Director of Military History, U.S. Army War College, to speak as part of the Fall 2024 Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series. Dr. Keller will discuss his analysis of the failure of Confederate strategic leadership during the American Civil War based on his two books, "The Great Partnership (2019)" and "Southern Strategies: Why the Confederacy Failed (2021)." This program is FREE and OPEN to the public, no registration required. Doors open at 6PM and the event starts at 6:30PM. This lecture is in-person and will also be streamed online (link will be posted the week of the event).
 
 
 
Sat, September 14, 2024 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Army Expo '24 is a huge public program showcasing the U.S. Army's heritage, the Army's capabilities today, and the Army of the future. Featuring numerous military vehicles and equipment displays, over 300 reenactors depicting every era of Army history, and an expanded immersive "Futures Room," the entire family will enjoy learning about their Army and the supporting Civilian Service. The program and parking are FREE and open to the public from 9am to 5pm each day, and will include an extensive food truck court, musical entertainment, and scheduled programming.
 
 
 
Sun, September 15, 2024 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Army Expo '24 is a huge public program showcasing the U.S. Army's heritage, the Army's capabilities today, and the Army of the future. Featuring numerous military vehicles and equipment displays, over 300 reenactors depicting every era of Army history, and an expanded immersive "Futures Room," the entire family will enjoy learning about their Army and the supporting Civilian Service. The program and parking are FREE and open to the public from 9am to 5pm each day, and will include an extensive food truck court, musical entertainment, and scheduled programming.