Welcome

Pasadena Civil War Round Table (CWRT) is fortunate to offer free presentations to all visitors thanks to the generous donations of many Civil War history supporters!

The CWRT welcomes all donations to help keep this important history alive today.

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JOIN US FOR OUR IN-PERSON MEETING ON 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2024 AT 7:15 P.M. (Pacific Time)


FOR A PRESENTATION ON: 

 

"THE GREATEST ESCAPE, A TRUE CIVIL WAR ADVENTURE"

 

WITH  Doug Miller, Author, Historian, Pasadena CWRT Member

 

 

CLICK HERE for more detail.  


 

JOIN US IN OUR MEETING LOCATION AT THE HISTORIC BLINN HOUSE, HEADQUARTERS OF

PASADENA HERITAGE:

160 North Oakland Avenue - Pasadena  |  Free parking in the rear  |

Entrance through rear door

(enter parking lot at 165 North Madison Avenue,

second driveway south of Walnut Street)

We are so pleased to be able to return to in-person meetings at this historic location.  For more information on the history of this 1905 National Register Landmark,   

CLICK HERE

 


 

We also announce the upcoming meetings of our "Sister CWRT," the Inland Empire CWRT:

 

Monday, Februay 19, at 6:15 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Captain Ed Gantt, USN (Ret.) - "U.S. Colored Troops"

This meeting is via Zoom only

AND

Wednesday, February 21, at 6:15 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Living Historian Ralph Keyes - "5th New York Zouaves - Duryee's Zouaves"

This meeting is In-Person and via Zoom

A.K. Smiley Library - 125 West Vine Street - Redlands, CA
 

Check out their website for more information and to request the Zoom link:   INLAND EMPIRE CWRT

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SISTER CWRT ON RECEIVING THE

FIRST INTERNATIONAL CWRT CONGRESS' PHOENIX AWARD!

(This award recognizes a CWRT that ceased to exist or was dormant but was revived.)


 

COMING IN 2024!!
A NEW CIVIL WAR CONFERENCE
ON THE CENTRAL COAST

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION 
AND REGISTRATION
 


Can't get enough of Civil War history? 


Check out the website for the
Southern California CWRT Alliance
to find out what programs are happening
at other local Civil War Round Tables this month:

 

SoCal CWRT Alliance Website


The Pasadena Civil War Round Table meets monthly in Pasadena to provide a forum for discussion and education about the conflict that so deeply affected the very fabric of our nation.  Our monthly meetings bring to Pasadena many of the leading experts on the Civil War, including noted authors, historians, re-enactors, and Civil War enthusiasts on a wide variety of topics. 

The meetings are free and open to the public. Whether you are just beginning to learn about the Civil War or enjoy a lengthy experience of Civil War study, you will always find something of interest at our monthly meetings.

We invite you to explore our website, check out the next presentation found in the Next Presentation page and the list of future speakers in the Upcoming Presentations page. You are welcome to enlist as a member which you can easily do as explained on our Become a Member page. You can learn about exciting Civil War news on our News page and follow the always interesting blog of Nick Smith on our Blog page. Even more Civil War resources and information about other Civil War Round Tables can be found on our Civil War Resources page. 

Come join us and experience the thrill of gaining new insights into the conflict that defined our nation. And tell your history-loving friends about us!

 

The Pasadena Civil War Round Table has no agenda and promotes no single viewpoint. Programs are wide-ranging and focused on any topic pertaining to the Civil War Era.  Membership is open to anyone regardless of race, creed or sex. 

 

DATE:         Fourth Tuesday of Every Month. See presentation list CLICK HERE
TIME:          7:15 p.m. (Pacific Time)
PLACE:        
The Blinn House - Pasadena Heritage

                     160 North Oakland Avenue - Pasadena (entrance through rear door)

PARKING:   Free parking in the rear (enter parking lot at 165 North Madison Avenue,

                     second driveway south of Walnut Street) - Use rear door for entrance


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Contact Janet Whaley, Program Chair

PasadenaCWRT@gmail.com or 626-664-6627 

NEW Mailing Address

Pasadena Civil War Round Table

P. O. Box 743 - Pasadena, CA  91102

The Pasadena Civil War Round Table participates with the CWRT Congress.  This national organization helps CWRTs by promoting best practice recomendations and also provides additional programming for students of the Civil War.  Their web site also features a registry of CWRTs around the country.

We enjoy a "Sister CWRT" relationship with the Inland Empire CWRT in Redlands, and would recommend you check out their website and programs.

Vroman's Bookstore is the official book partner of the Pasadena Civil War Round Table.  It is the largest and oldest independent bookstore in California, serving the community since 1894.  We encourage our members to patronize this Pasadena treasure for your Civil War books.  

 

The Pasadena Civil War Round Table proudly supports the Drum Barracks Civil War Museum in Wilmington and the Lincoln Shrine in Redlands.  These local Civil War institutions are a "must see" for students of Civil War history.
 
The Pasadena Civil War Round Table is a supporter of 
Fort Tejon, a California State Historic Park which features living history demonstrations of frontier California life in the 1850's and 1860's.