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March 22, 2017
April 13 meeting
The meeting agenda includes an operational update on park projects and activities including the rehabilitation of Cemetery Ridge, planning for Little Round Top, and other projects on the battlefield and in the Soldiers’ National Cemetery.

March 16, 2017
March April Artist-in-Residence
Gettysburg National Military Park’s Artist-in-Residence for March/April will be Itamar Reiner, an International artist from Israel, who will pursue contemporary interpretations of classic subjects through digital media and plein-air painting during his month-long residency on the Gettysburg battlefield.

March 08, 2017
Replacement of the Eisenhower Home’s Carpeting
Eisenhower National Historic Site will replace all of the reproduction carpeting throughout the home. Visitors will experience a more accurate representation of how the carpeting looked during the Eisenhower era.

February 24, 2017
New Exhibit Spotlight to open March 2 at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg National Military Park are pleased to announce the debut of an exciting new exhibit March 2 dedicated to one-of-a-kind artifacts from the world-class collection of the Civil War Museum of Philadelphia.

February 22, 2017
Archeological Survey at Little Round Top
NPS Archeologists will be conducting an investigation of the Little Round Top slope in advance of a prescribed burn scheduled for April. The intent of the archeological investigation is to build on previous studies where the effects of fire on battlefields have been studied. Data will he gathered to provide the park with specific information to identify potential archeological resources that may need to be protected from the impacts from fire.

February 14, 2017
Replacing Carpet at Eisenhower Home
Most of the carpet in the Eisenhower Home is over 36 years old. Over three million visitors have walked on it and it now needs replacement to address both safety and aesthetic problems.

February 09, 2017
Gettysburg Law Enforcement Officer Honored
The National Park Service has announced that John Sherman, a law enforcement ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site, has been recognized for his efforts to save lives on our roadways through enforcement, education, engineering, and EMS Response.

February 06, 2017
Civil War Park Day 2017
The Civil War Trust and Gettysburg National Military Park are partnering to host a one-day volunteer event called Civil War Park Day on April 1. This one-day nationwide event brings Civil War enthusiasts together in an effort to help keep our nation’s Civil War heritage not only preserved, but pristine.

February 02, 2017
Join the Great Backyard Bird Count
The public is invited to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Gettysburg National Military Park’s Museum and Visitor Center.

February 01, 2017
Venison Donated to Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
The National Park Service at Gettysburg National Military Park has donated 8,436 pounds of venison to the hungry since October 2016 through the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank.

January 31, 2017
Gettysburg National Military Park Honors Ray Singley
Gettysburg National Military Park recently recognized Ray Singley with an incentive award for outstanding performance of his job in the structures preservation branch of the park’s maintenance division.

January 12, 2017
January and February Artist in Residence
The Artists-in-Residence for January/February will be Nicholas Collier, a U.S. Military veteran who will pursue photography, sculpture, and film-making during his month-long residency.

January 05, 2017
Adams County Day
Adams County residents enjoy free admission to the Cyclorama, Film and Museum Experience at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center.

December 21, 2016
Gettysburg and Eisenhower Parks Celebrate NPS Centennial Accomplishments
As the National Park Service embarks on its second century of service, Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site are celebrating the significant accomplishments of their centennial celebration and engagement with the Find Your Park / Encuentra Tu Parque initiative.

November 30, 2016
New Winter Programs include Reading Adventures for Families
On January 7, the park’s new winter programs begin. This year we're offering lectures, a book series, farm programs, and a new reading adventures program for children ages 5 to 10 and their families. These FREE programs run January through early April at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center.

November 22, 2016
Recruit Members of the Gettysburg Foundation Support Gettysburg’s Orchards
Recruit members of the Gettysburg Foundation are raising awareness and funds for the orchards through its Seedling to Cider project. The project takes fruit grown on battlefield orchards and works with a local cidery to transform it into hard cider. Recruits are involved in the entire process—planting, pruning and picking the apples.

September 06, 2016
Preservation project at Gettysburg’s Eternal Light Peace Memorial begins today
The Eternal Light Peace Memorial at Gettysburg National Military Park is closed for a months-long preservation project.

June 26, 2014
Unmanned Aircraft To Be Prohibited in National Parks
National Park Service policy directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.


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