We presented the Treasure Train Saga on 11/9/2022 in Harper's Ferry...complete with the capture of Jefferson Davis by midwestern Union cavalry units...and Where Did the Southern Dough Go? Stories of how the Confederate Escape Train(s) were loaded with cash April 2 & 3, 1865...and rolled towards "safety" until May 10, 1965. GREAT HOSTS! GREAT AUDIENCE! WONDERFUL DINNER! THANKS TO ALL!
CW SHOWCASE PROGRAMS SCHEDULE NOW AVAILABLE!
OCTOBER 20, 21 & 22
Heading to Gettysburg - Schedule below .Just think what great gifts COINS would be! Shop for Coins ...and join us TO HEAR SOME FUN CIVIL WAR MONEY SHORT-STORIES & SEE EXHIBITS!
Our research into the 160th Anniversary of the Civil War...and the Money, Mayhem & Might that resulted, are now available to you, your friends and family ...in family-friendly stories, exhibits, films and books. Our "Civil War Showcases" need your sponsorship!
Your support and contributions will enable us to continue to RESEARCH and to SHARE stories and sagas about the Civil War and Money!
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Confederate and US Currency emerged during the Civil War...Meet CSA Note Signers...and the Union's "Treasury Girls".
Years before the Civil War...a "Branch Banking First" was William T. Sherman working in San Francisco, CA, entranced by the Gold Rush, and later professionally crushed by the Sinking of the SS Central America. Books will be available in exchange for a DONATION.
Gettysburg's own "F. Mark Bream Story". Did Mr. Bream actually own one of Confederate President Jefferson Davis's own Confederate Half-dollars?
Sagas about the Gold, Silver and other loot on-board...and ideas about where did all the Southern Dough Go? AUTHOR PROGRAM!
Years before the Civil War...the future General, William Tecumseh Sherman, was working in San Francisco, CA as a BANKER, entranced by the Gold Rush, and later professionally crushed by the Sinking of the SS Central America. Books will be available in exchange for a DONATION.
There were many different types of coins, currency...and tokens ...in circulation during the Civil War that might have been in Lincoln's Pockets...or General Sherman's Saddlebags! We'll show you some of the strangest, like "two cent pieces" and more!
Civil War Money -- new "Connections" and Living History! Schedule: October 20 -- Four AUTHOR-Programs from 1 - 4 pm;
1:00 pm "Sumptuous Southern Stories of Missing Confederate Money"
2:00 "Confiscated Confederate Currency /CSA Signers"
2:30 "Money Mysteries: Dents Run PA Lost Union Gold
3:00 Uncle Billy Was a Banker: William T Sherman
Oct. 21 at 11 -- Civil War Memorabilia, Medals, and More (GAR, WRC and Sanitary Fairs) - Exhibits!
October 22 -- With Special Living History Programs:
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Connecting...the US Branch Mint in San Francisco with the Gold Rush...and Financial Career of William Sherman...BEFORE the Civil War. Author Rick Lank will interview "Banker Billy" on Saturday, May 21 about the days he rode unguarded through San Francisco with his saddlebags loaded with GOLD!
Connecting.. locating of the "Garden of Gold" that went down in 1857...and what havoc that disaster had on the hundreds of lives lost, New York Banks...and on Sherman's career. Meet Robert Evans, Historian & Curator who co-discovered the "Gold Rush"-era treasure ship, the S.S. Central America.
Author and master storyteller, Rick Lank, will interview "General Sherman" portrayed by Kris Gunvalson, and the SS Central America's esteemed Curator/Historian, Bob Evans...at the start the "Ten Tumultuous Years of the Civil War Money"
Exhibits and images representing this massive gold-treasure discovery
will be interpreted.
We are looking for SPONSORS for FILMING our fabulous presenters and special EXHIBITS! Please consider a donation of $50 or more to help defray our costs to make this an enduring educational resource about the 160th Anniversary of the Civil War...and how the Civil War changed our MONEY! Also, see https://PANCOINS.org for event information.
NEW CONNECTIONS featured: Gold-Rush Era Gold & the San Francisco Mint connect the SS Central America...with General William T Sherman! Find out more ..at the OCTOBER PAN Coin Show in Monroeville, PA. Contact Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org or the News Release. (No numismatic sales in the Showcase area.
We will be sharing stories from the "Ten Tumultuous Years" of 1857-1867 about Money Matters that are a legacy to today.
Stories will include
1857 -- The Sinking of the SS Central America -- its connection to Bank Failures...and to General William T. Sherman
1862 -- The creation of US PAPER MONEY -- "The Greenbacks"
1862 -- The Treasury Girls -- the First Women hired by the US Treasury -- (and who do the work better & cheaper!)
More to follow...
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