We like to keep busy here at Wynning History.

These are some of the upcoming programs where Jake will be speaking!

Upcoming Events –


Past Programs –




  • December 17, 2016 – “Holiday in the Hospitals –  Celebrating Christmas in the Civil War Hospitals of Frederick, Maryland”
  • November 5, 2016 – “Art and War – A Walking Tour in Downtown Frederick”
  • September 17, 2016 – “The Bloodiest Day – The Battle of Antietam at the Pry House”
  • September 4, 2016 – “Baseball Fever and the Summer of 1906 in Williamstown, PA”
  • May 29, 2016 – “Remembering Wiconisco’s Civil War Soldiers”
  • May 7, 2016 – “The First Year – Frederick, Maryland in 1861”
  • April 13, 2016 – “The 96th Pennsylvania at the Battle of South Mountain” at the Harpers Ferry Civil War Round Table
  • February 16, 2016 – “Civil War Medicine” at the Twin Cities Civil War Round Table
  • Feburary 6, 2016 – “Battlefield Medicine – Trauma Care in the Civil War” at the Alexandria (VA) Public Library

Jake speaks on numerous topics related to the Civil War, Civil War medicine, and history in Central Pennsylvania. Interested in Jake as a speaker? His contact information can be found HERE.

Ongoing Projects 

Research continues in numerous areas of study and this blog will reflect that research. Continuing projects you might find here at Wynning History include:

  • The 96th Pennsylvania and the American Civil War
  • The development of the  anthracite coal trade in the mid-1800s.
  • Rise and fall of Williams Valley communities from the 1860s through today.
  • Early baseball in Central Pennsylvania

If you want to find other areas where Jake has written, visit these websites.