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July 10, 2017
July-August 2017 Artist-in-Residence
Texas native and U.S. Veteran Ernan Cesar Rivera will begin a month-long residency at Gettysburg National Military Park on July 15. Rivera will use his time at Gettysburg to study the history of Latinos who served in the Union Army during Civil War.

July 05, 2017
Great War weekend
Saturday and Sunday, July 8 and 9, the National Park Service will commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the Great War in 1917.

June 14, 2017
Acting Superintendent at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site Honored to Lead
Bill Justice has been selected as the acting superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site through October 1.

May 22, 2017
2017 Summer Programs
Gettysburg National Military Park’s free summer interpretive program series begins June 10, offering visitors insight into the people and places that made history during the Battle of Gettysburg and the American Civil War.

May 19, 2017
President Eisenhower’s Limo to be featured in Gettysburg Memorial Day Parade
President Eisenhower’s 1955 Chrysler Crown Imperial Derham limousine will be featured as part of Gettysburg’s Memorial Day Parade May 29 beginning at 2 pm.

May 17, 2017
Arlington National Cemetery chaplains to discuss the meaning of Memorial Day
Two chaplains from Arlington National Cemetery will join a National Park Service (NPS) historian at the Gettysburg National Military Park and Visitor Center May 27 to discuss the meaning of Memorial Day.

May 15, 2017
Cultural Resource Specialist Recognized
As Cultural Resource Program Manager for Gettysburg National Military Park, Winona Peterson’s work is filled with passion and personal commitment to ensuring the park’s cultural resources are preserved for today’s visitors and visitors in generations to come.

May 10, 2017
Brian Emery is Gettysburg’s new Artist-in-Residence
Artist Brian Emery will begin a month-long residency at Gettysburg National Military Park on May 15. He is one of the artists representing new media, or “Alembic Arts,” in this year’s expanded Artist-in-Residency program, created by the National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF).

May 05, 2017
Glee Club Change of Venue
Due to the weather, the West Point Alumni Glee Club will be performing their tribute to Vietnam Veterans at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center located at 1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, PA 17325.

May 02, 2017
doors open may 6 2017 update
The National Park Service has announced a parking change for one of the houses featured in Doors Open Gettysburg, a free preservation event planned for this Saturday, May 6, from 11 am until 4 pm.

April 19, 2017
Doors Open May 6 2017
Doors Open Gettysburg offers an insider’s look into the preservation of many of Gettysburg National Military Park’s magnificent historic buildings. This free event is held during National Historic Preservation Month in cities and towns throughout the U.S. and internationally.

April 18, 2017
Poet and writer Nancy Cook is Gettysburg's new Artist-in-Residence
Writer and teacher Nancy Cook has started her month-long artist-in-residency at Gettysburg National Military Park. She is one of the artists representing the LiterAudiArts theme, artists whose work explores the various uses of word, sound, and song.

April 13, 2017
Little Round Top Plan
Gettysburg National Military Park has published an environmental assessment (EA) for Little Round Top for a 30 day public review period ending on May 13, 2017. The purpose of the plan is to provide solutions for overuse, overcrowding and landscape degradation and identify appropriate locations for visitor conveniences at Little Round Top, one of Gettysburg National Military Park's most heavily visited sites.

April 12, 2017
Pardee Field Prescribed Burn
Conditions are right for the National Park Service to conduct a prescribed fire on the 14 acres of Pardee Field, near Culps Hill, at Gettysburg National Military Park on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

April 10, 2017
Prescribed Burn Completed at Little Round Top
The National Park Service today successfully burned 52 acres of Little Round Top to remove grass and brush from an area historically open at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg. The prescribed burn was conducted to restore the historic scene of some of the most famous fighting of the American Civil War and to reduce the buildup of potential wildfire fuel.

April 06, 2017
Little Round Top Prescribed Fire
Conditions are right for the National Park Service to conduct a prescribed fire on the west slope (52 acres) of Little Round Top at Gettysburg National Military Park on Monday, April 10, 2017.

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 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.

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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