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June 25, 2015
Statement Regarding the Confederate Flag
On June 24, 2015 National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis asked park superintendents to work with their partners and bookstore operators to voluntarily withdraw from sale items that solely depict a Confederate flag.

May 20, 2015
2015 Dedication Day Speaker
Garrison Keillor, host and producer of A Prairie Home Companion, a weekly radio program heard nation-wide on over 600 National Public Radio stations will present the Dedication Day keynote address on November 19, 2015 in the Soldiers’ National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Military Park.

May 08, 2015
Artists in Residence
Gettysburg National Military Park’s first Artists-in-Residence will be poets and multimedia artists, Michelle Bonczek Evory and Robert Evory.

April 23, 2015
Cemetery Ridge Funding
National Park Service funding for Centennial projects will provide matching funds for a $1.3 million dollar project to rehabilitate Cemetery Ridge at Gettysburg National Military Park.

April 20, 2015
Funeral for Lincoln in Harrisburg
Free evening program April 21 at the Capitol Commemorates Harrisburg’s Funeral for Lincoln on the 150th Anniversary of his national funeral

April 20, 2015
Public Open House
The National Park Service is preparing foundation documents to guide planning and management of Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site. The public is invited to participate in this effort at an open house on April 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg.

April 16, 2015
National Junior Ranger Day
Younger visitors are invited to Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site for special activities.

March 16, 2015
Gettysburg National Military Park Announces Residencies for Artists
Gettysburg National Military Park and the National Parks Arts Foundation announced today the establishment of a program to host select artists for 1-month residencies at the park.

February 06, 2015
Human Remains Determined to be Native American
Study finds human skull, almost sold at auction last year as a relic of Gettysburg, is not from the Battle of Gettysburg.

December 30, 2014
Gettysburg National Military Park Honors Rickie Jordan and Jerry Sanders
Gettysburg National Military Park recently recognized two employees with incentive awards.

December 30, 2014
U.S. Department of the Interior recognizes Carol Hegeman with superior service award
The U.S. Department of the Interior recently recognized Carol Hegeman, Supervisory Historian, Eisenhower National Historic Site for superior service.

December 22, 2014
Federal legislation adds Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station and 45 acres at Big Round Top to Gettysburg National Military Park
The Gettysburg Foundation can move forward with its plan to donate the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station and an undeveloped 45-acre parcel of battlefield land to the National Park Service now that federal legislation has added it to the Gettysburg National Military Park boundary.

December 05, 2014
Gettysburg NMP Operational Update - Fall 2014
The Fall 2014 Operational Update includes all of the recent happenings at Gettysburg National Military Park.

June 26, 2014
Unmanned Aircraft To Be Prohibited in National Parks
National Park Service policy directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.


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