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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate, Auto Tour Stop 16
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, October 18, 2018

    Everyday from 08/13/2018 to 11/19/2018

    Visit the site of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and explore the Soldiers’ National Cemetery where over 3,500 soldiers killed in the battle were laid to rest.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The 3rd Day and Beyond: Stay and Fight it Out!

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, October 18, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 10/09/2018 to 11/18/2018

    Visit the site of Pickett’s Charge, the climactic moment of the Battle of Gettysburg, and discover what the outcome of the battle meant for the Union and Confederacy.

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    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 AM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 10/12/2018 to 11/18/2018

    Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge, where fighting raged on July 2 & 3, 1863. Visit the site of Pickett’s Charge, explore the Bloody Angle, and walk in the footsteps of the men who struggled there.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 04/07/2018 to 10/28/2018

    Our popular living history and firing demonstrations every weekend throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Confederate and Union living history groups will encamp at Spangler’s Spring, Pitzer Woods, and the Pennsylvania Memorial.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 10/08/2018 to 11/19/2018

    For over an hour on July 2, 1863, Union and Confederate troops battled for possession of this small hill. Explore the rocky summit, see original Union breastworks, and discover why Little Round Top was so important to both armies.

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    Remembrance Day Illumination

    • Time: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Soldiers' National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, November 17, 2018

    This solemn commemoration features a luminary candle on each of the 3,512 Civil War soldier’s graves. Names of the fallen soldiers will be read throughout the evening.

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    Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, November 17, 2018

    An annual parade of Civil War living history groups held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Address anniversary. Sponsored by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

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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:

2015 Calendar of Events for Gettysburg NMP and Eisenhower NHS (pdf)

 
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