Location: Gettysburg NMP Museum and Visitor Center | Map Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Fee Information: Free of charge Contact Name: Gettysburg National Military Park Contact Phone Number: (717) 334-1124, ext. 8023
The Civil War in 1864
Gettysburg National Military Park Mid-Winter Lecture Series 2014
Today's Program: The Gettysburg Battlefield memorial Association, with Angie Atkinson
In the spring of 1864 the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association was officially chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.The organization's purpose was to preserve the site of the greatest battlefield of the war that had yet been fought. Nothing of its kind and purpose had ever really existed before .
This series of free, one-hour programs begins at 1:30 p.m., in one of the theaters at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Additional lectures will take place on weekends through March 9 and are free of charge. Full schedule available by calling 717-334-1124 x 8023 or by visiting www.nps.gov/gettMore »