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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    On July 3, 1863 over two hundred Union and Confederate cannon opened fire in one of the largest artillery duels of the war. Become part of a gun crew as you discover the role artillery played during the Battle of Gettysburg.

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    Battle in a Box

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM,4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Become part of the battlefield in this interactive overview program! Join a National Park ranger and build a map of the battlefield using props. Perfect for the first time visitor wanting a better understanding of the battle.

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    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    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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    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    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,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    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

    Gettysburg History Hike - 3 Days in 90 Minutes

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Baltimore Street Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Visit iconic locations along the Union line of battle and gain an understanding of the three days of fighting at Gettysburg.

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    Hands-On History Cart

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Find the cart in the Museum & Visitor Center and the David Wills House
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Play a 19th century parlor game, learn what soldiers did in their spare time, and dress up like kids who lived in the 1860’s! All this and more at our Hands-On History Cart!

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    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

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

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    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
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/10/2017 to 08/12/2017

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Join the Army: A Family Program

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Sign up at the National Park Service information desk. Ranger Program Site 1.
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Attention! Recruits are needed to enlist in the Union army! Join now and learn what it meant to be a soldier during the Civil War. This program is for children ages 5-13 only. Sign up at the Visitor Center information desk.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Sunset on McPherson Ridge

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Walk this historic ground at sunset and explore what happened when the battle ended and the clean-up and care for the killed, wounded and captured began. Hear compelling stories of courage and suffering, resiliency and memory.

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    The 1st Day of Battle: "The Devil's to Pay!"

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM,10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    • Location: Eternal Light Peace Memorial, Auto Tour Stop 2
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Why did the battle start at Gettysburg? How did the fighting on July 1 shape the rest of the battle? Find out on this program.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The 2nd Day of Battle: "A Grand Terrible Drama"

    • Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM,11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
    • Location: Peach Orchard, Auto Tour Stop 10
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    July 2 saw the heaviest fighting of the entire battle. Understand the key decisions that shaped the day and the actions that resulted.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

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

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Road
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    History at Sunset

    • Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Varies. Check at information desk or see website for more.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 06/15/2017 to 08/11/2017

    Explore a new chapter of the Gettysburg story with a National Park Ranger. From dinosaur footprints to hidden monuments, World War I tanks to Civil War battle damage, Gettysburg is more than first meets the eye.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Forgotten Flank: The Battle for Culp’s Hill

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Culp’s Hill Observation Tower on Slocum Avenue
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 06/11/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Walk the wooded slopes of Culp’s Hill where the most sustained fighting of the battle took place.

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    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 28, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Want to experience the battlefield from the same vantage point as the men who fought there? Walk the fields and woods that were fought over a century and a half ago.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 AM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 28, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Rangers present programs on a wide variety of topics on the Battle of Gettysburg and the American Civil War.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Brian Farm Open House

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Abraham Brian Farm - Hancock Avenue
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Step into history at the Abraham Brian Farm! Visitors can explore the home of Abraham Brian and his family. A member of Gettysburg’s African-American community, he fled the battlefield only to return to find his home in ruins.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 04/01/2017 to 10/29/2017

    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

    Meade’s H.Q. Open House

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Meade’s Headquarters
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/10/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Step into history at the Lydia Leister house! Visitors can explore the interior of the small farmhouse where Maj. Gen. George Meade established his headquarters during the Battle of Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Long Remembered: Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Gettysburg Lincoln Train Station on Carlisle Street
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 06/11/2017 to 08/13/2017

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community and walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Summer Reading Adventures

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Ford Education Center in Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 06/11/2017 to 08/13/2017

    A park educator will read aloud a picture book, or parts of a chapter book, followed by an indoor game, activity, or visitor from the past, then provide instructions for an outdoor adventure with your family!

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    First Friday Event: "Inspired by Gettysburg"

    • Location: David Wills House
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 4, 2017

    Meet this month's Gettysburg National Military Park Artist-in-Residence and experience the artwork they have created, inspired by the Gettysburg battlefield.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Ford Family Day

    • Location: Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Free activities and programs for the whole family.

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    Civil War Music Muster

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 11, 2017

    Free performances take place at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center and other sites.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, August 14, 2017

    Everyday from 08/14/2017 to 10/16/2017

    Become part of the battlefield in this interactive overview program! Join a National Park Ranger and build a map of the battlefield using simple props. Perfect for the first-time visitor wanting a better understanding of the battle.

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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 14, 2017

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/14/2017 to 10/16/2017

    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 14, 2017

    Everyday from 08/14/2017 to 11/19/2017

    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

    Fall Season of Ranger Programs

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, August 14, 2017

    Everyday from 08/14/2017 to 11/19/2017

    The Fall season of Ranger programs runs from August 14 - November 19, 2017.

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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
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, August 14, 2017

    Everyday from 08/14/2017 to 11/19/2017

    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

    Gettysburg History Hike: 3 Days in 90 Minutes

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, August 14, 2017

    Everyday from 08/14/2017 to 10/16/2017

    Visit iconic locations along the Union line of battle and gain an understanding of the three days of fighting at Gettysburg. This overview hike is perfect for the return or first-time visitor.

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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 14, 2017

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/14/2017 to 10/16/2017

    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 15, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 08/15/2017 to 10/15/2017

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

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 19, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/19/2017 to 10/15/2017

    Want to experience the battlefield from the same vantage point as the men who fought there? Walk the fields and woods that were fought over a century and a half ago.

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Last updated: March 18, 2015

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1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:

(717) 334-1124

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