Park Bookstore Closed on Tuesday, September 30
The park bookstore will close at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 for inventory. It will reopen on its regular schedule on Wednesday, October 1.
Park Employees Receive NPS Awards
Contact: Katie Lawhon, (717) 334-1124, ext. 3121
Three National Park Service employees recently received awards for outstanding performance. Norma Lohman, Office Assistantat Gettysburg National Military Park, received an award for excellent performance in communications. Marc Pratt, Chief of Maintenance at Gettysburg National Military Park, received an award for extra work and effort to secure project funding while managing numerous projects and the park's safety program. John Joyce, Park Ranger at Eisenhower National Historic Site, received an award for creating, writing and producing "The Ike Blog," available on-line at www.nps.gov/eise. Brion FitzGerald, Gettysburg National Military Park Deputy Superintendent, presented the awards.
Did You Know?
John Burns, a 69 year-old veteran of the War of 1812 and resident of Gettysburg, fought side by side with Union soldiers on the first day of the battle of Gettysburg. His service is commemorated by a battlefield statue at Gettysburg National Military Park.