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Captain Thomas Espy Post of the Grand Army of the Republic

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  • From: January 31, 2015 - December 31, 2016 (Every Saturday)
  • Location: Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
  • Address: 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106
  • Times: 11:00 AM
  • Admission: free
  • 412-276-3456

The Captain Thomas Espy Post No. 153 of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), is a true national treasure of a Civil War room. The GAR was the veterans group of Union Armed Services. Members of the Espy Post custom-furnished a second floor room of the Library to house their relics and hold their meetings. They meet here from 1905 until the the late 1930's, when the last member died. The room was locked away and all but forgotten. It was meticulously restored in 2010, and has been documented by scholars as the most intact GAR post in the country. Once there were 7,000....

Saturdays, 11-3. 

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