Army ArtiFACTS — Episode 6 — Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Episode #6: Williamsport, Pennsylvania
In addition to being home of the Little League World Series, Williamsport, Pennsylvania is home to a lot of Army history including multiple 18th century forts, a cemetery dedicated to African American Civil War Soldiers, and a story about Oscar Charleston who was both a professional baseball player and an Army Veteran.
About The Army Historical Foundation
The Army Historical Foundation is the designated official fundraising organization for the National Museum of the United States Army. We were established in 1983 as a member-based, charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We seek to educate future Americans to fully appreciate the sacrifices that generations of American Soldiers have made to safeguard the freedoms of this Nation. Our funding helps to acquire and conserve Army historical art and artifacts, support Army history educational programs, research, and publication of historical materials on the American Soldier, and provide support and counsel to private and governmental organizations committed to the same goals.