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Black Powder Tavern Lecture Series

Black Powder Tavern

New Dinner-Lecture Series at the Black Powder Tavern in neighboring Valley Forge, PA

We are happy to announce a new monthly dinner-lecture series at the Black Powder Tavern to benefit the Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund. Each lecture will be on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. All beverages are included with the exception of alcoholic beverages which can be purchased for an additional charge. The all-inclusive price includes the dinner buffet, non-alcoholic beverages, gratuity, taxes, the lecture, and a donation to the Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund. We’ll be serving a special buffet dinner with dishes reminiscent of those served during Colonial times in our area. Dinner will be served around 6:30 p.m..

The price of the lecture is $54.99 per person, but if you register before a week prior to the event, you will save $5, and the cost will be $49.99. Please make your reservation now as there is limited seating.

Each lecture will be Revolutionary War themed, and will begin after dinner in the upstairs seating area. Feel free to bring your drink with you but there will be no Wait Staff Service upstairs. You must settle your bill for any alcohol beverages before you go to the lecture room. Speakers may bring books along to sign and sell after each lecture so make sure to purchase one before you leave.

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General Charles Cornwallis

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
“The Life of General Charles Cornwallis”
with speaker John Ebenreiter

Born on New Years Eve 1738, Cornwallis would go on to serve 46 years in the military and governmental service for Great Britain. Cornwallis was actively involved in more battles than any other British general during the US War of Independence.

The presentation will cover Cornwallis’s military feats prior to his fighting in America. Discussion will take place covering his actions in the numerous battles in which he participated during the War of Independence, as well as his exceptional service performed for Great Britain following the US War of Independence.

John Ebenreiter, after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, spent forty-seven years in the accounting field, mainly with two Fortune 500 companies. He serves as a Brandywine Battlefield tour guide. He has authored a historical novel — ‘Bye, George Blazing a New Nation: US War of Independence.

Register before January 9th to get discounted price of $49.99.
After January 9th price is $54.99.

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