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.
Christopher Gwinn Selected as Supervisory Park Ranger at Gettysburg
Contact: Katie Lawhon, (717) 334-1124
Gettysburg, Pa. – Christopher Gwinn has been selected as the new Supervisory Park Ranger for the division of Interpretation and Education at Gettysburg National Military Park. Gwinn has served as an Interpretive Park Ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park since April 2012. He will begin his new duties on August 10. Gwinn, a 2006 graduate of Gettysburg College, began working at Gettysburg as intern in 2003 and has served the park in a variety of capacities. In addition to his service at Gettysburg, Gwinn, who holds a Master’s Degree in Public History, served in interpretation and education positions at a variety of parks over the past 11 years including Antietam National Battlefield, Boston National Historical Park, and the National Mall and Memorial Parks. He fills the position left by Scott Hartwig, who retired in January, 2014 after a 32 year NPS career.
Did You Know?
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.