2018 Great War Weekend

Great War Day encampment
Great War living historians enjoy a meal in their camp.

We will be holding a Great War (WWI) Weekend on July 28-29, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm. This is the 100th Anniversary of Camp Colt in Gettysburg, Ike’s first command. There will be many authentic reenactors including some Great War vehicles. There will be a Noon Memorial with music on Saturday, July 28 near the flag pole. Eisenhower House tours will be available. Please check for times. Please visit our Fees & Passes page to learn more about shuttle bus ticket costs.

Speakers Schedule


Saturday, July 28, 2018

10 am: Paul Shevchuk - Ike 1918 Commander of Camp Colt

11 am: Will Englund - Whose Democracy: Woodrow Wilson took America to War to Save Democracy

11:30 am: Carlisle Brass Band at the Flag Pole

12 pm: Memorial Ceremony at the Flag Pole

1 pm: Ed Lengel - Testing the American Way of War U.S. Forces on the Western Front

2 pm: Mark Snell - Seeking to Master the Art that Made the name Gettysburg Historic
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Also at 1 pm: Ranger Dan Vermilya - The Great War National Cemetery Tour, Gettysburg National Cemetery (Taneytown Road entrance)
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Sunday, July 29, 2018

11 am: Ian Isherwood - 1918

12 pm: Micheal Neiberg - U.S. Road to the First World War
 

Living History Volunteer Information


We appreciate your living history group's interest in participating! Below are links to two forms you should read. For further information email us.


LIVING HISTORY VOLUNTEER INFORMATION LETTER
Please read

EVENT AND AUTHENTICITY GUIDELINES FOR VOLUNTEERS
Please Read

Last updated: July 23, 2018

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