Parking Lot Closure at Museum & Visitor Center
Parking Lot 2 at the NPS Visitor Center will be closed for major repairs from Aug. 18 through Sept. 14. Gettysburg Tour buses, ACTA, and shuttle to Eisenhower NHS will run from a station on the east side of the building. More »
Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year,
Below are Reservation Request Forms for fall and spring ranger field programs, virtual field trips and traveling trunks for those who cannot get to Gettysburg, and as well as professional development opportunities for teachers, and Homeschool Family Days.
Please also be sure to check out the "Best Field Trip Ever!" Planning Kit –a coordinating PDF document with everything else you need for a successful Gettysburg field trip.
Review these files carefully and submit all of your 2014-2015 reservation requests today!
All of us at Gettysburg National Military Park send our best wishes for a successful school year;we'd love to be a part of it!
Links to Reservation Forms
Spring 2015 Ranger Field Programs* pdf
NEW! VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS pdf
Traveling Trunks pdf
NEW! Homeschool Family Days pdf
NEW! Teacher Professional Development pdf
"The Best Field Trip Ever!" Planning Kit
THE RICHARD BARTOL, Jr. EDUCATOR'S CONFERENCE 2016
The Richard Bartol, Jr. Educators' Conference in Gettysburg is for educators who teach the Civil War era to middle school students in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, New York, New Jersey and Washington D.C., and face challenges in connecting students to the Civil War or lack the necessary tools and approaches to effectively engage their students in Civil War exploration. Further details will be announced in 2015.
THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Did You Know?
During the Battle of Gettysburg, Confederate General John B. Gordon stopped long enough to give aid to a wounded Union general, Francis C. Barlow of New York.