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    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 »

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July 30, 2014
Ford Family Day at Gettysburg National Military Park
Ford Motor Company Fund is sponsoring a day of designated FREE educational programs at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center on Saturday, August 9.

July 18, 2014
Gettysburg Annual Music Muster Set for August 15 and 16
One-of-a-kind performances by authentic Civil War musicians will fill the air on August 15 and16 at Gettysburg National Military Park during the Gettysburg Music Muster.

July 02, 2014
Fire Management Plan at Gettysburg and Eisenhower Parks is now available for public review
The new Fire Management Plan at Gettysburg and Eisenhower Parks is now available for public review.

January 01, 2014
Ed W. Clark Selected Park Superintendent for Gettysburg and Eisenhower
Ed W. Clark has been selected as the new superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site.

November 25, 2013
Gettysburg’s Bob Kirby Receives Superior Service Award
After 40 years of service, Superintendent Kirby plans to retire.

November 13, 2013
Gettysburg Foundation Takes Final Steps to Purchase Historic Gettysburg Railroad Station
The Gettysburg Foundation's offer to purchase the Gettysburg Railroad Station was unanimously accepted by the Borough of Gettysburg at the Borough Council meeting held November 12, 2013.

September 27, 2013
Statement- First Amendment Activity Permitted at Gettysburg National Military Park
Media Advisory on First Amendment activities on Federal property.

September 24, 2013
Gettysburg National Military Park Honors Lucas Harmon & Jared Frederick
Gettysburg National Military Park recently recognized two members of the staff for outstanding performance.

July 02, 2013
National Park Service Advises Visitors on How to Park and Shuttle to the Pickett's Charge Commemorative March on July 3
Shuttles will be available from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. to take visitors who wish to participate in the July 3 Pickett's Charge Commemorative March.

June 30, 2013
Temporary Road Closures - June 30 and July 3
Taneytown Road and Hunt Avenue will close on June 30 from 5 pm until 11 pm for special events. West Confederate Avenue will close on Juy 3 from 1 pm to 3 pm for a special event in the park.

May 30, 2013
Gettysburg Honors Norman Paul and D. Scott Hartwig
Gettysburg NMP recently recognized employees Norman Paul, a volunteer in the office of Museum Services, and Scott Hartwig, park supervisory historian, for their hard work.

May 07, 2013
Gettysburg's 121st NY Monument Repaired
Park staff recently repaired the monument to the 121st New York Infantry, damaged during a storm in 2011.

January 11, 2013
Historic Donation to Gettysburg National Military Park
Historic donation of original Civil War engineer journals to Gettysburg National Military Park offers rare artifacts and incredible research opportunities.

October 23, 2012
Gettysburg and Eisenhower Parks Respond to Chronic Wasting Disease Finding
The National Park Service at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site are evaluating impacts to the parks’ deer management program.

August 24, 2012
Environmental Assessment for GNMP Cyclorama Center Available for Public Comment
Gettysburg National Military Park has posted an environmental assessment for the Final Disposition of the Gettysburg Cyclorama Center building.

June 25, 2012
Gettysburg Events to Honor the Emancipation Proclamation
The weekend of September 21-23 will be set aside to honor the history of the Emancipation Proclamation.

June 15, 2012
Gettysburg’s Dan Mazzotti Receives National Park Service Award
Park employee receives the Appleman-Judd-Lewis Award for excellence in stewardship of cultural resources.

May 18, 2012
Gettysburg National Military Park Honors James Tate
Gettysburg NMP recently honored Licensed Battlefield Guide James Tate.

May 14, 2012
Three of Gettysburg's Tallest Monuments to be Washed and Polished in June
Three of the park's most notable monuments will undergo work in June.

April 24, 2012
Go Green at Gettysburg's Refreshment Saloon
Aramark, the operator of Gettysburg’s Refreshment Saloon, has launched a national program for environmental sustainability in its restaurants.

February 29, 2012
Park Employees Receive NPS Awards
Three National Park Service employees recently received awards for outstanding performance.

January 05, 2012
Gettysburg Woods Get a Facelift
A 42-acre historic woodlot on the Gettysburg battlefield is getting a facelift this month, according to officials at Gettysburg National Military Park.

June 30, 2011
Lock of Lincoln's Hair Donated to Gettysburg National Military Park
The park has received a unique gift, a lock of hair from President Abraham Lincoln.

May 26, 2011
Detailed Model of Gettysburg in 1863
A highly detailed diorama of the center of Gettysburg in 1863 has been installed at the David Wills House in Gettysburg.

April 21, 2011
Guide Phil Lechak Receives Superintendent's Award
Licensed Battlefield Guide Phil Lechak has been honored by Gettysburg National Military Park for excellence in providing visitors with quality tours.

March 30, 2011
Gettysburg Launches Blogs and Special Events for Civil War 150th
The park is initiating a history and news blog and an educator's blog while preparing for activities to observe the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.

March 29, 2011
Sec. of Interior Announces Important Land Preservation at Gettysburg
Secretary of Interior Salazar accepts important battle acreage at Gettysburg National Military Park

December 16, 2010
Park Receives Excellence in Interpretation Award
The Northeast Region of the National Park Service recently award two of Gettysburg's staff the award for Excellence in Interpretation.

September 29, 2010
Zach Bolitho selected as new Chief of Resource Management
Zach Bolitho returns to Gettysburg as the Chief of Resource Management.

September 29, 2010
Special Trolley Ticket Promotes Visits to Downtown Gettysburg
Visitors can ride the trolley from the Museum and Visitor Center to the Wills House in downtown Gettysburg for a special, all inclusive price.

May 18, 2009
National Cemetery Gate Damaged
Park Rangers at Gettysburg National Military Park are asking the public for information about a hit-and-run accident that damaged the historic gate to the Soldiers’ National Cemetery on Baltimore Street late on the night of April 25 - 26, 2009.

October 02, 2008
Fee Structure Amended at Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center
Park officials have announced their decision to amend the fee structure for entry to the new Museum and Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Military Park.

May 08, 2008
Gettysburg Foundation Buys Spangler Farm
The Gettysburg Foundation has purchased the historic George Spangler Farm within Gettysburg National Military Park, protecting the historically significant site from private development.

Did You Know?

Eternal Light Peace Memorial

The Eternal Light Peace Memorial at Gettysburg National Military Park, the result of a cooperative effort between veterans of the North and South, was dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 3, 1938 during the 75th Anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg.