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Carolann Schmitt
01-09-2007, 10:53 PM
(Although this event is focused on civilian topics, some military members may be interested in learning more about their lives before and after the war.)

This is a friendly reminder that registrations for the 2007 Ladies & Gentlemen of the 1860s Conference must be post-marked, faxed, emailed or phoned by January 29, 2007 to receive the discounted rate. Registrations received after that date will be charged the full fee; deadline for all reservations is February 10, 2007.

We are also pleased to announce that we are offering the junior registration fee to full-time college students as well as to participants age 17 and under. Please note your institution of higher learning on your registration form.

While spaces are available for each of the pre-conference workshops and seminars, some of the sessions are full. You are encouraged to register now if you wish to attend a particular session; if the sessions you request are full you will be accepted for your second or third choice of times.

Donít forget to include your registration form if youíre entering the special competition for the best reproduction of a Civil War era quilted petticoat.

Our juried Marketplace will be open to conference participants and the general public on Friday from 11AM-7PM, Saturday from 7:30AM-5:30PM, and Sunday from 8AM-12:30PM.

In its thirteenth year, the Ladies & Gentlemen of the 1860s Conference offers a full program of presentations on the clothing and culture of the mid-19th century, pre-conference workshops, tours and seminars, a juried Marketplace and an extensive display of original garments and artifacts. The conference will be held in Harrisburg (Camp Hill), PA on March 1-4, 2007. The registration fee includes all meals on Saturday and Sunday.

Please contact me at the address below with any questions.

Carolann Schmitt
cschmitt@genteelarts.com
www.genteelarts.com
Ladies & Gentlemen of the 1860s Conference, March 1-4, 2007