A New Birth of Freedom

The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Rebellion", Gettysburg was the Civil War's bloodiest battle and was also the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln's immortal "Gettysburg Address".

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Fall Program Schedule

Fall Program Schedule

The entire Fall '15 Ranger led program schedule can be found here.

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Park staff present on-site education programs throughout the park.

Education Planning Tools

Learn all about our ranger field programs, distance learning opportunities, and professional development for both Gettysburg NMP & Eisenhower NHS.

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Licensed Battlefield Guide Patch

Licensed Battlefield Guide Exam

The next Licensed Battlefield Guide exam will take place on December 5, 2015. Click here for more information.

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The NPS Museum and Visitor Center

Start Your Visit Here

Begin your visit at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center!

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Social Media connections to Gettysburg

Media Connections

Stay connected to Gettysburg National Military Park with our social media outlets!

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Ranger programs at Gettysburg

Come to the Park!

Ranger programs, guided tours, concerts and special events make Gettysburg a special place to visit. Need suggestions? We have some for you!

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General Warren's view from Little Round Top

From the Fields of Gettysburg

Park activities, preservation, history and culture all make Gettysburg a special place to talk about. Find out more on the official park blog!

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The Wills House in Gettysburg

The David Wills House

The 1863 home of Gettysburg attorney David Wills was the center of post-battle activity and where Abraham Lincoln completed the Gettysburg Address.

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