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Gettysburg National Military Park Honors Lucas Harmon & Jared Frederick

Harmon and Frederick awards September 2013
Katie Lawhon, Gettysburg National Military Park

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News Release Date: September 24, 2013
Contact: Katie Lawhon, (717) 334-1124, ext. 3121

Gettysburg National Military Park recently recognized two members of the staff for outstanding performance. Lucas Harmon was recognized for overseeing the parking operations during the battle anniversary events. Harmon and his team parked more than 30,000 vehicles during four days of special events with no accidents. Jared Frederick was recognized for creating graphic designs for the park’s social media sites that were highly effective in increasing the public’s awareness of special park programs and events. Bob Kirby, Gettysburg National Military Park superintendent, presented the awards.

Did You Know?

Cavalry on the road to Gettysburg.

The first shot of the Battle of Gettysburg was fired by an Illinois cavalry officer who used a carbine borrowed from his sergeant. He missed his target.