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 »
The News from Gettysburg
This is the source for updates about Gettysburg National Military Park such as battlefield rehabilitation projects, Museum and Visitor Center exhibits and activities, summer events, ranger programs and activities throughout the year. Check our news releases for current park happenings and updates. Also check the official park blog, From the Fields at Gettysburg now posted on Wordpress.com, for the latest views from the park's rangers and Public Information Office.
Park News is a service of the Public Affairs Office of Gettysburg National Military Park, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325. Questions or comments can be sent via e-mail to Katie Lawhon, Management Assistant at Gettysburg National Military Park.
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The Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center
For additional information on the Gettysburg Foundation and the work this organization is undertaking at Gettysburg, visit the Foundation's web site at www.gettysburgfoundation.org.
For a quick look at some facts about the new museum and visitor center as well as other park features, check our Gettysburg Facts at a Glance, May 2013 (pdf)
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The David Wills House
See the park brochure for driving directions and parking, or take the free downtown shuttle from the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. There is an admission fee to the Wills House.
Battlefield Rehabilitation at Gettysburg
Many of the recent changes to the battlefield include removal of non-historic trees from southern portions of the park, Oak Hill, and Seminary Ridge. Historic orchards have been planted at several battlefield farms and historic fencing has returned to portions of the battlefield landscape. More...
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Did You Know?
The statue of General Robert E. Lee atop the Virginia Monument at Gettysburg National Military Park was sculpted by F. William Sievers. A similar equestrian statue of Lee is located on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia.