Park Advisory Commission to Meet April 25
Contact: Katie Lawhon, (717) 334-1124, ext. 3121
Gettysburg National Military Park's Advisory Commission will meet on April 25, at 7:00 p.m. at the park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg. The public is invited to attend. Since the meeting is being held after visiting hours, access will be through the museum's group tour entrance.
The meeting agenda includes an operational update on park activities including the Museum and Visitor Center, battlefield landscape rehabilitation, plans for the 150thanniversary of the battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address, other park projects and a citizens' open forum.
The purpose of the Commission is to advise the Secretary of the Interior on coordinating activities within the Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg Battlefield Historic District with local government and the community. Members of the public may submit comments on the agenda to the Commission Chairperson, care of Gettysburg National Military Park, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325.
For more information contact Gettysburg National Military Park at (717) 334-1124 x 3121.
Did You Know?
Major General George Gordon Meade was appointed to command the Union "Army of the Potomac" just three days before the battle of Gettysburg. He was honored in 1896 with an equestrian statue at Gettysburg National Military Park.