A Revolutionary Lecture Series

Join us on the second Monday of each month (September through May) from 6 - 8 p.m. for A Revolutionary Lecture Series presented by the Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund. See below for a letter from the President of the Fund explaining these educational and entertaining evenings.

Each lecture entitles you to the 18Th Century American Fare Buffet, all soft beverages and coffee, family style sweets during question and answer session and the lecture.

Seating is limited, so please call The General Warren Inne at 610.296.3637 to reserve for the upcoming lecture. Or click the BUY NOW button below to reserve your seat via PayPal online. Admission is $49 per person which NOW includes the lecture, buffet, family style sweets, all taxes, gratuities, soft beverages, coffee/tea. Alcoholic beverages are additional.

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
Paranormal Investigator Laurie Hull
Join us on Monday, February 8, 2016 as we welcome back our paranormal expert, Laurie Hull. Laurie will reveal the results from our paranormal tours of the Paoli Battlefield which took place in May and October of 2015. These tours have shown that there is a tremendous amount of paranormal activity all over the battlefield! She will present photos, recordings, and personal experiences submitted by her team and those who attended. These tours have showed that we have paranormal activity all around the battlefield from photos, recordings, and personal experiences.


Monday, Mar. 14, 2016
Kidnapping the Enemy: The Special Operations to Capture Generals Charles Lee and Richard Prescott
Raids have a very low success rate, yet two raids in particular manage to capture major generals of each side during the American Revolutionary War. Join us on Monday, March 14th as we welcome back author Christian M. McBurney as he relates the full story of each of these remarkable raids, the subsequent exchange of the two generals, and the impact of these kidnappings on the Revolutionary War. He will also follow the subsequent careers of the major players, including Lee, Barton, Prescott, and Tarleton, and talk about other attempts to kidnap high-ranking military officers and government officials during the war, including ones organized by and against George Washington, in his book Kidnapping the Enemy: The Special Operations to Capture Generals Charles Lee and Richard Prescott.


Monday, Apr. 11, 2016
British Soldiers, American War: Voices of the American Revolution
Who were the British soldiers that the Americans faced during the Revolutionary War? What of the soldiers that were at the Paoli Battlefield that fateful night of September 20th, 1777? Were the dregs of society, criminals, or perhaps conscripts? What motived them to serve in the British Army? Join us on Monday, April 11th, 2016, as we welcome Don N. Hagist the author of British Soldiers, American War Voices of the American Revolution who will show a rare and fascinating first person profiles of soldiers who fought for the British crown, including those who fought here at Paoli.


A letter from The Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund:

Join us in our 4th year of this popular and tasty series of lecture series that benefits a great cause the — Paoli Battlefield Historical Park — a National Treasure in our own backyard! Funds and donations will help secure National Historic Landmark status, archeological surveys, recreating the 1777 view-scape, ceremonial and educational programs, reenactments and Park improvements. The Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund (PBPF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit and all donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

The General Warren Inne played an important role in the Battle of Paoli and has long supported efforts for public education and to preserve our local heritage. Based on requests from many attendees, we have simplified the pricing to $49 and it now includes the 18th Century American Fare Buffet the lecture, all soft beverages and coffee/tea, family style sweets during question & answer session, and tax and gratuity to eliminate any after lecture payments. Any alcoholic beverages ordered will be additional and payment requested at end of event.

Access to the room begins at 5:45 and food service commences at 6 PM sharp. The Lecture begins promptly at 6:40 pm. Q & A begins after the lecture is over. Seating is limited, so watch our website's calendar for on-line pre-registration and payment information as the lectures approach. All registration will be done through the General Warren Inne to avoid any overbooking.

Thank you for your interest and support. We are looking forward to seeing you at our lectures and enjoy specially recreated 18th Century fare by a Zagat top-rated restaurant. Your support will help preserve our heritage for future generations.

Bruce A. Knapp, President
Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund

For more information on the Paoli Battlefield please visit www.pbpfinc.org