July 9, 2014
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2014-2015 reservation request forms will be launched HERE in mid-August for Gettysburg National Military Park’s...
Fall & Spring Ranger Field Programs
Check back here to download and submit your requests, and get everything in order before your students arrive!
Get a jump ahead by reviewing other options available for visiting Gettysburg (such as Licensed Battlefield Guides, film, cyclorama and Museum), and all of them, including procedures for reservations, are outlined in the pdf "Best Field Trip Ever!" planning kit on this website.
BEST FIELD TRIP EVER! (pdf)
Thank you for making Gettysburg National Military Park a part of your 2014-2015 school year!
Barbara J. Sanders
"The Best Field Trip Ever!" Planning Kit
SATELLITE BROADCASTS FOR SCHOOLS
Gettysburg National Military Park, in cooperation with the Gettysburg Foundation, sponsors a satellite broadcast targeted for the school classroom. The DVD of the 2010 broadcast, "Big Deal at Gettysburg: The Value of Historic Places" is now available for purchase from the Gettysburg Foundation or through the bookstore at (717)334-1124, extension 6002. For additional information and lesson plans on this program and future broadcast projects, visit our Satellite Broadcast Page.
THE RICHARD BARTOL, Jr. EDUCATOR'S CONFERENCE 2014
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. Click here for conference information. (Registration for the conference is now closed.)
THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Did You Know?
George Armstrong Custer led a brigade of Michigan cavalry at Gettysburg, his first battle as a brigadier general.