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Temporary Road Closures - June 30 and July 3

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Date: June 30, 2013
Contact: Public Information Office, 717 339-2107

Taneytown Road and Hunt Avenue: On June 30 from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., the National Park Service will temporarily close Taneytown Road for a special event, the "Gettysburg: A New Birth of Freedom" commemorative ceremony.  The road closure will be from the Museum and Visitor Center Entrance Road north to the Steinwehr Avenue intersection.Road.  Hunt Avenue will also be closed during this time. 

West Confederate Avenue:  On July 3 West Confederate Avenue will be closed from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. for a special event, the Pickett's Charge Commemorative March.

Did You Know?

Barlow-Gordon Incident

During the Battle of Gettysburg, Confederate General John B. Gordon stopped long enough to give aid to a wounded Union general, Francis C. Barlow of New York.