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
October 05, 2023

Hackettstown Library: Germans in NJ (Zoom and You Tube)

October 07, 2023

Stillwater Day 11-4-2023 Stillwater NJ

October 08, 2023

Newton Fall Fest-Book Signing Newton NJ

October 15, 2023

Newton Day, Book Signing Newton NJ

October 28, 2023

Beemerville Fire Sept Beemerville Nj Book Signing

November 09, 2023

Hackettstown Library: Carl Schurz American Statesman

November 09, 2023

Hackettstown Library 6:00 Carl Schurz American Patriot

November 16, 2023

Folkways Residence Gwynedd PA 7:00 John Wilkes Booth The Hysreical Tyrannical booth Family

December 07, 2023

TheEffect on US of World War II. 6:00 (Zoom YouTube)

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