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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?

The Leister House in 1863. (Library of Congress)

The tiny home of widow Lydia Leister was used by Union General George G. Meade for his headquarters during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.