Meetings & Events




Regular meetings are held in April, May, June, September and October at 7:00pm, at the Lancaster Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway, Lancaster NY. Special events at other times and locations.

Directions: Take Broadway (Rte.20) to Lancaster. Near the intersection of Broadway and Central Avenue, you will turn onto Legion Drive (Picasso’s Pizza is on the corner), take the first left into the parking lot for the Municipal Building NS park. Enter at the REAR DOOR to the right and take the stairs or elevator to the 2nd floor. Once you’re there you’ll see us!


April 23,  2015: Lecture – 7:00PM -“Grant’s Last Battle: The Story Behind the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant”, Christopher Mackowski, Ph.D. 

May 28, 2015: Lecture -7:00PM –  “Fight all Day, March All Night: A Medal of Honor Recipient’s Story” Wayne Mahood, Ph.D.

June 25, 2015: Lecture – 7:00PM – “The Blue and the Gray – Poems from the American Civil War”, Tim Madigan and Glenn Odden

September 24, 2015: Lecture 7:00PM – “The Smell of Battle, The Taste of Siege: A Sensory History of the Civil War”, Mark M. Smith

October 22, 2015: Performance  7:00PM- “A Song For Our Own –  Songs by, for and about the 154th NY Volunteer Infantry”, performed by Rush the Growler, a music group led by BCWRT member Scott Frank