From Little Big Horn to Wounded Knee: The Last of the Plains Indian Wars: 1876-1890 NEW – 1 night (2 hours). This class will examine the bloody culmination of the Plains Indian Wars from Colonel George Armstrong Custer’s defeat along the banks of the Little Big Horn, the murder of Crazy Horse and death of Sitting Bull, to the outbreak of the Ghost Dance religion and the tragedy of Wounded Knee in 1890.
Dates: Thursday, Sept. 13
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Instructor:  Steve Wright
Fee:  $30
To register: call (215) 884-2218 or click here to register online with a credit card. 

“Seeing the Elephant(s)” – Hannibal’s War with Rome NEW – 1 night (2 hours).  As Rome strengthened its influence over the Italian peninsula, external wars threatened the republic’s dominance. One of her rivals for control of the Mediterranean was the Carthaginian Empire under the Barcid Dynasty, led by Hannibal Barca. This course will examine the history of the hatred between Rome and Carthage, and why Cato the Elder ended every speech in the Roman Senate with the phrase “Carthago delenda est – Carthage must be destroyed.”
Dates: Thursday, Nov. 1
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Instructor:  Pat Caldwell
Fee:  $30
To register: call (215) 884-2218 or click here to register online with a credit card. 

A Fox in the Desert – NEW – 2 nights (4 hours).  Beginning with Italy’s invasion of Egypt in September 1940, North Africa was a major theater in World War II, and German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel became “The Desert Fox.”  This course follows the fortunes of the Allies and the Axis through December 1942, when Rommel was forced to retreat from El Alamein.
Dates: Mondays, Nov. 12, 19    
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Instructor:  Lance Lacey
Fee: $55
To register: call (215) 884-2218 or click here to register online with a credit card. 

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