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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, August 13, 2018

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/13/2018 to 10/06/2018

    Civil War medicine was more than just bone saws and amputations. Learn how the wounded were evacuated and treated, and discover the amazing story of the doctors and nurses who struggled to keep them alive.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, August 13, 2018

    Everyday from 08/13/2018 to 10/07/2018

    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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    • 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
    Monday, August 13, 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

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, August 13, 2018

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/13/2018 to 10/06/2018

    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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    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 08/14/2018 to 10/07/2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Who were they, where did they come from, and what was their experience during four years of war?

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    History at Sunset

    • Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    • Location: Eisenhower Farm - parking on site
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    Every Wednesday Weekly from 08/15/2018 to 10/03/2018

    Rangers will present programs focusing on a range of Eisenhower history topics with a backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
    • Location: Varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/18/2018 to 10/07/2018

    Walk the fields and woods that were fought over a century and a half ago and get a closer look at the famous and not so famous places and people that shaped the battle.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 18, 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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    Hike With Ike

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/18/2018 to 10/07/2018

    Join a park ranger for this evening walking tour, exploring the stories of Capt. Dwight Eisenhower and the men of Camp Colt and discover more about this oft forgotten chapter of Gettysburg’s history.

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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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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.

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Gettysburg, PA 17325

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