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    National Military Park Pennsylvania

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  • Parking Lot Closure at Museum & Visitor Center

    Parking Lot 2 at the NPS Visitor Center will be closed for major repairs from Aug. 18 through Sept. 14. Gettysburg Tour buses, ACTA, and shuttle to Eisenhower NHS will run from a station on the east side of the building. More »

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  • 19th Annual Civil War Music Muster

    Friday, August 15, 2014

    Music fills the air at Gettysburg as brass bands and musicians recreate the songs of the Civil War! More

  • Living History Weekend at Gettysburg

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Living history comes to the park this weekend with The Society of Civil War Surgeons, the 21st Georgia Infantry, and the "Valley Guard", 10th Virginia Infantry. More

  • 19th Annual Civil War Music Muster

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Music fills the air at Gettysburg as brass bands and musicians recreate the songs of the Civil War! More

  • An Evening With the Painting

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Spend an evening viewing the cyclorama with Licensed Guide Sue Boardman. More

  • Living History Weekend at Gettysburg

    Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Living history comes to the park this weekend with The Society of Civil War Surgeons, the 21st Georgia Infantry, and the "Valley Guard", 10th Virginia Infantry. More

  • Community Appreciation Day

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    The Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg National Military Park invite Adams County residents to a Community Appreciation Day on Monday, August 18. More

  • Living History Weekend at Gettysburg

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Living history comes to Gettysburg this weekend with the Liberty Grays and 44th Georgia Infantry. More

  • Living History Weekend at Gettysburg

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Living history comes to Gettysburg this weekend with the Liberty Grays and 44th Georgia Infantry. More

  • Living History Weekend at Gettysburg

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    The Annual Labor Day Artillery Weekend arrives at Gettysburg, hosted by Battery D, 1st PA Light Artillery. More

  • Living History Weekend at Gettysburg

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    The Annual Labor Day Artillery Weekend arrives at Gettysburg, hosted by Battery D, 1st PA Light Artillery. More

 

The calendar of events is updated as announcements occur and confirmations are made. Dates, locations and times are subject to change. The current schedule of Ranger programs is available on our Ranger Programs at Gettysburg page. For further information on park events, contact Gettysburg National Military Park at (717) 334-1124, ext. 8023. For information on the Eisenhower National Historic Site call (717) 338-9114 or visit our web site at www.nps.gov/eise. The Gettysburg Foundation sponsors special events and programs throughout the year and have a complete schedule of events posted on their website at www.gettysburgfoundation.org. For additional information on area attractions, hotels, motels, restaurants, campgrounds, the annual summer reenactment and more, visit Destination Gettysburg or call them at (717) 334-6274. For those wishing the calendar of events for both Gettysburg and Eisenhower National Historic Site, you can download a copy in pdf format here:

2014 Calendar of Events for Gettysburg NMP and Eisenhower NHS (pdf)

 

THE GETTYSBURG SEMINAR, SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2014

"The Unfinished Work", Abraham Lincoln, David Wills, and the Soldiers' National Cemetery is the theme for this year's Gettysburg Seminar, sponsored by Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation with support from the Gettysburg Campaus of the Harrisburg Area Community College. MORE

 
Bombardment of Fort Sumter

THE CIVIL WAR: 150 YEARS
The official web site for the National Park Service Sesquicentennial Commemoration. Check here for news and events going on in your national parks to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.

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.