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September 11, 2014
Faithful Unto Death. Alonzo Cushing and Pickett's Charge
In recognition of the awarding of the nation's highest military honor to 1st Lt. Alonzo Cushing, Gettysburg National Military Park will be hosting special ranger-guided tours, September 14-15.

August 06, 2014
Lucas Flickinger Receives Regional Award for Cultural Resources Management Excellence
Gettysburg Lucas Flickinger has been honored with a regional award for preservation excellence at Gettysburg.

August 04, 2014
Three Days in Gettysburg: “The Unfinished Work”
Students and scholars will gather in Gettysburg for the bi-annual Gettysburg Seminar, September 11-13, 2014.

August 04, 2014
Christopher Gwinn Selected as Supervisory Park Ranger at Gettysburg
Christopher Gwinn has been selected as the new Supervisory Park Ranger for the division of Interpretation and Education at Gettysburg National Military Park.

July 30, 2014
Superintendent Ed W. Clark heading to the National Park Foundation for four months
Superintendent Ed W. Clark is heading to a four month detail at the National Park Foundation as part of his Department of Interior Senior Executive Service development program.

July 18, 2014
Tourism to Gettysburg National Military Park creates $73 million in Economic Benefit
Report shows visitor spending supports 916 jobs in local economy.

July 14, 2014
Gettysburg National Military Park Honors Employees
Gettysburg NMP recently honored three employees with incentive awards.

July 02, 2014
Gettysburg Foundation Honored by National Park Service
The National Park Service has awarded a 2014 Director's Partnership Award to the Gettysburg Foundation for its work in supporting visitor services at Gettysburg National Military Park.

June 26, 2014
Unmanned Aircraft To Be Prohibited in National Parks
National Park Service policy directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.

June 03, 2014
Soldier's Remains Now at Gettysburg
After authentication, Gettysburg Foundation and National Park Service plan for a burial with honors.

May 29, 2014
Gettysburg's Randall Hill Graduates from NPS Leadership Academy
On May 16, 2014, Gettysburg's Randall Hill graduated from a six-month National Park Service (NPS) program called the GOAL Leadership Academy.

May 28, 2014
Ranger John Reid Honored at Gettysburg
Ranger John Reid was honored with the Order of Saint Maurice on May 28.

May 27, 2014
Gettysburg Museum Collections Now Available Online
One of the largest Civil War artifact and archival collections is at Gettysburg National Military Park. Now more than 40,000 images and catalog records for the Gettysburg collection can now be found online.

April 28, 2014
Gettysburg NMP Honors Park Employees Randy Hill and Maria Brady
Park employees Randy Hill and Maria Brady were recently recognized for their accomplishments at the park.

April 01, 2014
Registration Now Open for the 2014 Gettysburg Seminar, "The Unfinished Work"
"The Unfinished Work", Abraham Lincoln, David Wills and the Soldiers' National Cemetery will be the theme of the Gettysburg Seminar, September 12-14, 2014.

March 19, 2014
Civil War Trust Honors Gettysburg Superintendent Ed Clark
The Civil War Trust honored Gettysburg Superintendent Ed Clark this month for his efforts with Civil War preservation.

March 07, 2014
The Next Century of Guiding at Gettysburg
In 2015, the Licensed Battlefield Guide program at Gettysburg National Military Park (NMP) will celebrate 100 years of service.

March 04, 2014
Tourism to Gettysburg National Military Park creates $66 million in Economic Benefit
Report shows visitor spending supports 838 jobs in the local community.

January 28, 2014
Battlefield Rehabilitation Continues on Cemetery Ridge
The west side of Cemetery Hill will get a facelift this winter with the elimination of the old parking lot and installation of new historic fences.

Did You Know?

General George G. Meade

Major General George Gordon Meade was appointed to command the Union "Army of the Potomac" just three days before the battle of Gettysburg. He was honored in 1896 with an equestrian statue at Gettysburg National Military Park.