Received the George Hartleb Memorial Award for excellence in the field of German American Studies from the National Council of the Steuben Society of America

Author and Presenter Dr. Peter Lubrecht was awarded the George Hartleb Memorial Award for Excellence in German American Studies by the National Steuben Society in 2018.

An avid researcher, with an interest in the Civil War, history, and German and American history. Lubrecht has been lecturing about German American contributions to American Culture locally and nationally. Peter is originally from New York City, where he appeared in, and was a part of, an experimental theater program conducted by the New York Public Schools, under whose aegis he studied acting with Harold Jackson of the Harlem Renaissance,. He was on NPR as a guest at age nine. He is an adjunct professor of Writing and Humanities at Sussex County Community College; however he also taught at Lehman University Graduate School and Lincoln Center (Performing Arts in the English Classroom), Jersey City University, Bergen, Morris and Passaic Community Colleges. His BA, MA and PhD are all from New York University. His books include: The New Jersey Butterfly Boys in the Civil War. The Hussars of the Union Army (History Press; 2011) and Germans in New Jersey: A History (History Press; 2013); New Jersey Hessians: Truth and Lore; (History Press 2016) Liebe Kück: A German Soldier’s Story of the Great War, and Carl Schurz American Statesman (Fonthill Media America through Time series) .

(Available signed by the author 21.99 + postage)

Book Signings / Presentations
March 16, 2023

The House of the Good Shepherd-798 Willow Grove St Hackettstown NJ 07840: New Book Launch , Signing and Sale 2:00 -Open to the Public.

April 30, 2023

Days of Wine and Roses Book Fair : Brook Hollow winery Columbia NJ 11-4:00

May 09, 2023

Morris County Genealogy Society Germania Park 1:00

May 22, 2023

Pearl S. Buck Museum Perkasie PA Victor Polzer, Pearl S. Buck and the Holocaust in Vienna

May 24, 2023

Hackettstown Public Library 6:30 PM The Statesman and the Socialite Carl Schurz and Fanny Chapman

June 06, 2023

Bucks County Civil War Round Table:Doylestown PA on Carl Schurz

June 24, 2023

Byram History Day at Waterloo Village Time TBD "Nj Butterfly Boys in the Civil War."

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