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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.

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 05, 2014
Gettysburg’s 17th Annual Brass Band Festival June 14
Just in time for summer! Brass band music fills the air at Gettysburg in conjunction with the annual Gettysburg Festival.

June 04, 2014
Gettysburg Announces Battle Anniversary Events at the National Military Park
Special ranger-guided battlewalks, real time programs and evening campfires will be held to observe the 151st anniversary of this great Civil War battle.

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.

May 15, 2014
Summer Ranger Programs Begin June 7
From June 7 through August ­­10, Gettysburg National Military Park will offer a variety of free ranger guided programs that explore the Battle of Gettysburg and much more.

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.

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.

January 10, 2013
NPS Issues Decision on Gettysburg’s Cyclorama Building
The National Park Service has issued its final decision on the future of the Cyclorama Center at Gettysburg NMP.



Did You Know?

Irish Brigade Monument at Gettysburg

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.