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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    3 Days in 90 Minutes - Gettysburg History Hike

    • Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Location: Soldiers' National Cemetery - Taneytown Road Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Everyday from 08/15/2016 to 10/10/2016

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Program Site 1, behind the Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Everyday from 08/15/2016 to 10/10/2016

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Program Site 2, behind the Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 08/16/2016 to 10/09/2016

    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
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Everyday from 08/15/2016 to 11/19/2016

    Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge, where fighting raged on July 2 and July 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

    First Shots on McPherson Ridge

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 08/16/2016 to 10/09/2016

    The Edward McPherson farm witnessed the opening shots of the Battle of Gettysburg. How did the fighting on this simple farm shape and influence the strategy of the battle in the coming days?

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Taneytown Road entrance to the National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Everyday from 08/15/2016 to 11/19/2016

    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: Little Round Top, Auto Tour Stop 8, Gen. Warren Statue
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/15/2016 to 10/10/2016

    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: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/15/2016 to 10/10/2016

    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

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Pitzer Woods Amphitheater
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, September 2, 2016

    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

    First Friday Event: "Inspired by Gettysburg"

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, September 2, 2016

    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

    Living History Weekend

    • Location: Pennsylvania Monument. Auto Tour Stop 12 - Auto Tour Stop 6
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, September 3, 2016

    From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park help bring the past to life.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Living History Weekend

    • Location: Pennsylvania Monument. Auto Tour Stop 12 - Pitzer Woods. Auto Tour Stop 6
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, September 10, 2016

    From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park help bring the past to life.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Living History Weekend

    • Location: Pitzer Woods. Auto Tour Stop 6 - Pennsylvania Monument. Auto Tour Stop 12
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, September 17, 2016

    From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park help bring the past to life.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    World War II Weekend

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Eisenhower National Historic Site
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, September 17, 2016

    Join us for a living history encampment at the Eisenhower National Historic Site with Allied soldiers, a German camp, World War II jeeps and trucks, and USO Dance (off-site).

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Living History Weekend

    • Location: Pitzer Woods. Auto Tour Stop 6 - Pennsylvania Monument. Auto Tour Stop 12
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park help bring the past to life.

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1195 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:

(717) 334-1124

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