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 »
Natural Features & Ecosystems
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In 1999, the Gettysburg National Military Park GMP/EIS was approved, outlining goals for rehabilitating the1863 features that impacted the battle. Components of the plan included replanting missing historic woodlots, orchards and thickets and removal of non-historic vegetation. These landscape changes were designed and proposed to aid interpretation of the battle story. In addition, the methods of landscape change where thoughtfully considered to create the least amount of impact, in context with park objectives, on species known to use the park.
Did You Know?
The Eternal Light Peace Memorial at Gettysburg National Military Park, the result of a cooperative effort between veterans of the North and South, was dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 3, 1938 during the 75th Anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg.