150th Anniversary of Gettysburg 2013
150th Anniversary Park Events
Speeches, remembrances, honors and more are taking place through the anniversary days. For the complete schedule and locations, visit our 150th Anniversary Park Events page.
Plan Your Visit For The 150th Anniversary
Don't miss a thing during the 150th Anniversary of the historic Battle of Gettysburg! Here is where you will find information, ideas, maps and directions to help Plan Your Visit to the 150th Anniversary page.
150th Anniversary Ranger Guided Programs
The park is offering a full schedule of special ranger guided programs July 1 through July 4. For more information and the schedule, visit our 150th Anniversary Ranger Guided Programs page!
For Kids and Families
Enjoy "Hands on History" in the Family Activities Tent, take the special 150th Junior Ranger Challenge, collect Civil War Trading Cards, and discover a historical identity involved in the Battle of Gettysburg! Find out more on the 150th Anniversary Kids and Family Activities page!
The Armies Return to Gettysburg
Volunteers representing the Union and Confederate armies that served at Gettysburg will camp and demonstrate military drill at the park. For a complete schedule of programs, visit our 150th Anniversary: The Armies Return to Gettysburg page!
Sacred Trust Talks & Book Signings, 2013
Join renowned historians, authors, National Park Service Rangers and others for the Sacred Trust Talks and Book Signing event held annually to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, hosted by the Gettysburg Foundation.
Events In and Around Gettysburg
For information on reenactments, dedications, special programs and ceremonies going on in and around Gettysburg, visit the Gettysburg Visitor and Convention Bureau.
Feeling Lost or Bewildered?
Find your answers here on our Frequently Asked Questions page!
Download the Commemorative Events Guide 2013, all you need to know to plan your visit to Gettysburg for the 150th Anniversary Commemoration!
COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS GUIDE 2013 (pdf, 12mb)
(Please note this is a large file and will take time to download.)
The Sentinel Magazine
The special edition of "The Sentinel" covering the 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg is now available. Download your copy here for free! The Sentinel is published by the National Park Service to cover all of the special events at national parks during the Civil War Sesquicentennial.
The Sentinel- Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Edition (pdf, 9.41mb)
Additional information will be posted on this site as it becomes available. Schedules are subject to change in case of inclement weather. Stayed tuned to Facebook and Twitter at www.facebook.com/GettysburgNMP and www.twitter.com/GettysburgNMP for hourly updates.
Did You Know?
The first shot of the Battle of Gettysburg was fired by an Illinois cavalry officer who used a carbine borrowed from his sergeant. He missed his target.