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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 12, 2016
2016/2017 Deer Management Program
From October ‘16 through March ‘17, the National Park Service (NPS) will continue managing white-tailed deer at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site.

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.

August 31, 2016
Samurai Warriors & Civil War Soldiers
Gettysburg National Military Park will celebrate its new relationship with the Sekigahara Battlefields of Japan on Monday, September 5, with special, free “Samurai Warriors & Civil War Soldiers” programs throughout the day.

August 30, 2016
LeVar Burton to Present the Keynote Address at the 153rd Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address
LeVar Burton, actor, director, producer, writer and speaker, will deliver the Dedication Day keynote address on November 19, 2016, in Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg National Military Park.

August 24, 2016
Gettysburg Park Advisory Commission to Meet September 15
Gettysburg National Military Park’s Advisory Commission will meet on September 15, at 7 pm at the park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg. The public is invited to attend.

August 08, 2016
National Parks Turn 100 on August 25th
To celebrate 100 years of the National Park Service, Gettysburg's two national parks are inviting the public to enjoy birthday cake, a special radio program, and take special tours of Gettysburg and Eisenhower’s museum collections on August 25.

July 19, 2016
Museum and Visitor Center Fees Will Increase in 2017
The National Park Service has approved a proposal by the nonprofit Gettysburg Foundation to increase fees for museum exhibits, the film, and the Cyclorama painting at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center beginning in January 2017.

July 06, 2016
Cemetery Ridge Rehab Project
The parking area and sidewalks for the Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg National Military Park along Taneytown Road will close on July 11 for up to six months for a construction project. To accommodate national cemetery visitors during the project, a number of detours and temporary access points have been established.

June 21, 2016
Artist in Residence Jeff Beekman
Beekman plans to do nighttime projection work as well as more meditative photography of more fleeting events at Gettysburg National Military Park. The projections are made using archival documents and photography to create collisions between landscapes and the real traces of history.

June 16, 2016
2016 Battle Anniversary
Gettysburg National Military Park will commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, with a variety of free guided walks and talks that discuss, explore, and reflect on this important chapter in our nation’s history.

December 05, 2014
Gettysburg NMP Operational Update - Fall 2014
The Fall 2014 Operational Update includes all of the recent happenings at Gettysburg National Military Park.

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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