National Civil War Museum Announces New CEO

From the National Civil War Museum:

(Harrisburg, PA) – The National Civil War Museum today announced the selection of Wayne Motts as its new Chief Executive Officer, according to Paul B. Whipple, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

A noted author and historian of the American Civil War, Motts brings with him a demonstrated ability to secure financial support for historical organizations. Motts currently serves as Executive Director of the Adams County Historical Society in Gettysburg, an organization he has led for the past eight years. In this capacity, he directed efforts to restore Schmucker Hall, one of the most notable buildings of the Civil War period, into an interactive museum.

About The National Civil War Museum:

Opened in February 2001, The National Civil War Museum is a non-profit private educational institution dedicated solely to the American Civil War.  It is the largest Civil War museum that addresses the war from both the Northern and Southern perspective, and from both a military and civilian perspective. The Museum protects some of the nation’s treasures, including General Robert E. Lee’s personal Bible, and more than 24,000 artifacts, documents and photos. Admission to the Museum is $10.00 for adults, $9.00 for seniors, and $8.00 for students with reduced rates for children and families. The Museum offers complimentary ample parking.  For more information, please call 717.260.1861, or visit the Museum’s website at