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 »
Gettysburg National Military Park Honors James Tate
Contact: Katie Lawhon, (717) 334-1124, ext. 3121
Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide James Tate was presented with the Superintendent's Award for Excellence in April for "Lifelong Excellence" as a Licensed Battlefield Guide. Tate has served for 60 years as a licensed guide on the Gettysburg battlefield. Gettysburg National Military Park Superintendent Bob Kirby presented the award.
Did You Know?
The bronze likeness of an Irish Wolfhound on the Irish Brigade monument at Gettysburg National Military Park symbolizes the loyalty shown for the Union cause by the brigade's soldiers, most of whom were Irish immigrants or sons of immigrants to the United States.