About Us

The Old Baldy Civil War Round Table of Philadelphia was founded in January 1977.

Old Baldy CWRT is classified as a public charity and is exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code Section 501 (c) (3).  Donations can be deducted under IRC section 170.  The Round Table is qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers, or gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522.

Old Baldy Constitution & By-Laws (version of March 14, 2019; click link to download PDF)

Officers and Board of Directors

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President Richard Jankowski jediwarrior11@verizon.net
Vice President Kathy Clark klynn522@comcast.net
Treasurer Frank Barletta frank.barletta@colliers.com
Secretary Sean Glisson seanglisson@comcast.net
Trustees Paul Prentiss pprentissfamily@gmail.com
Mike Bassett mikebassett609@gmail.com
Tom Scurria TPScurria@comcast.net
At Large Dave Gilson dgilson404@gmail.com

Standing Committee Chairs

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Membership Arlene Schnaare amrl1@verizon.net
Programs Dave Gilson dgilson404@gmail.com
Newsletter Editor Don Wiles cwwiles@comcast.net
Trips Open
Publicity Open
Preservation Open
Webmaster Hal Jespersen hlj@posix.com

Annual Memberships

Students: $12.50
Individuals: $25.00
Families: $35.00

Benefits of Old Baldy Membership

  • Be part of a growing, dynamic historical organization spreading its message of education and preservation across the Southern New Jersey area.
  • Membership fees are used to bring quality presenters to the Round Table and other programming. Members attend monthly meetings to participate in discussions and quality presentations as well as the camaraderie.
  • Voting for elections, by-law revisions and other business of the Round Table.
  • Receive advance notices of local activities in the history community and educational opportunities.
  • Opportunity to travel with Flat Old Baldy, share stories and publish adventures of your travels in our newsletter.
  • Receive our awarding-winning monthly newsletter. A wealth of historical information, observations of Round Table members, Civil War related activities in the South Jersey area, reviews of OBCWRT events and travels.
  • OBCWRT participates in the Memorial Day service at Norristown Cemetery including laying a wreath at the tomb of Major General Winfield Scott Hancock. Members are invited and encouraged to attend.
  • Discounts to Round Table events: Symposiums, luncheons and trips and invitation to member-only events. (Teas, socials, etc.)
  • Opportunity to contribute to, fundraise for and work on preservation efforts in the Civil War community in the name of the Old Baldy CWRT.
  • Networking with Round Table members, and other area Civil War organizations and historical groups, including the Camden County History Alliance, the League of Historical Societies of New Jersey and Civil War Round Table Congress.
  • Opportunity to purchase OBCWRT materials. (includes clothing, glasses and other items).
  • Annual membership raffle.

Information Downloads

Download Old Baldy Information Flier 2019

Download Old Baldy Membership Application

Download The Tomb of General Hancock information flyer