WHO: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, Berlin Lake hosts the general public.
WHAT: Come experience living history at Berlin Lake, where we are celebrating the Pittsburgh District’s Sesquicentennial. Berlin Lake will mark this anniversary with a Living History Event, Sept. 10 -11. As a part of the event, local stakeholders have been asked to come and speak about our local history and culture, as well as provide living reenactors demonstrating how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has evolved.
WHERE: Mill Creek Campground day use area at Berlin Lake
WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sep. 10 and 10 a.m.-2p.m., Sept. 11
WHY: By taking a look back at the history of the Corp of Engineers we intend to raise cultural awareness of the Corp, our military heritage and the history of the region.
PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS: 121st Engineers, 29th Infantry Division (Recreated), Berlin Township Historical Society, Deerfield Township Historical Society, Friends of Berlin Lake, Ohio National Guard, Surveyor’s Historical Society, US Corp of Topographical Engineers
AGENDA: Please visit http://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Lakes/Berlin-Lake/ for a list of events.
The Pittsburgh District’s 26,000 square miles include portions of western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, eastern Ohio, western Maryland and southwestern New York.
Our jurisdiction includes more than 328 miles of navigable waterways, 23 navigation locks and dams, 16 multi-purpose flood-risk management reservoirs, 42 local flood protection projects and other projects to protect and enhance the Nation’s water resources, infrastructure and environment
Stay informed about other 150th anniversary events at http://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/ and follow us for updates on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/PittsburghUSACE/
View the district's historical timeline of important, dates, places and events throughout our 150th year, here http://bit.ly/1oHj32O.
For media inquiries, contact the Public Affairs Office at 412-395-7500 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the event, please call the Berlin Lake office at 330-547-3801