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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    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

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    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

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    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

    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
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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    • Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    Join a park ranger for a reading adventure to one of our over 400 national park sites. Begin with an activity, followed after nightfall with a storybook reading by firelight. Recommended for families with children ages 4 to 11.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    Walk the fields and woods that were fought over a century and a half ago and get a closer look at the famous and not so famous places and people that shaped the battle.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

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

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

    View Details
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

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

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

    View Details
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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, July 9, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    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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    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    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

    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
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    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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    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    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
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    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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    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    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 Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    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

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    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

    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
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    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
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    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 Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    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

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    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

    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 11, 2018

    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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    Hike with Ike

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    Join a park ranger for this evening walking tour, exploring the stories of Eisenhower and the men of Camp Colt and discover more about this oft forgotten chapter of Gettysburg’s history.

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    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    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 11, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    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

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    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

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    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

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    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

    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
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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    • Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    Join a park ranger for a reading adventure to one of our over 400 national park sites. Begin with an activity, followed after nightfall with a storybook reading by firelight. Recommended for families with children ages 4 to 11.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    Walk the fields and woods that were fought over a century and a half ago and get a closer look at the famous and not so famous places and people that shaped the battle.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    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

    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
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 13, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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

    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
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

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

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 15, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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, July 16, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 16, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

    View Details
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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 18, 2018

    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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    Hike with Ike

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    Join a park ranger for this evening walking tour, exploring the stories of Eisenhower and the men of Camp Colt and discover more about this oft forgotten chapter of Gettysburg’s history.

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    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    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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    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 18, 2018

    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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    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    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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    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

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

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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
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    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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    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    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

    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
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    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
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    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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    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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    • Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    Join a park ranger for a reading adventure to one of our over 400 national park sites. Begin with an activity, followed after nightfall with a storybook reading by firelight. Recommended for families with children ages 4 to 11.

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    Battle Walk

    • Time: 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    Walk the fields and woods that were fought over a century and a half ago and get a closer look at the famous and not so famous places and people that shaped the battle.

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    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    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 Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    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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    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    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

    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
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    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
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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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    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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

    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
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    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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    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    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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    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    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
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    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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    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    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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    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
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    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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    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    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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    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
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    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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    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 23, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    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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    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    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
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    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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    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    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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    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
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    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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    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    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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    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
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    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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    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    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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    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    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 25, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    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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    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    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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    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 25, 2018

    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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    Hike with Ike

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    Join a park ranger for this evening walking tour, exploring the stories of Eisenhower and the men of Camp Colt and discover more about this oft forgotten chapter of Gettysburg’s history.

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    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    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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    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 25, 2018

    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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    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    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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    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    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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    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

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

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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
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    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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    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    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

    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
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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    • Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    Join a park ranger for a reading adventure to one of our over 400 national park sites. Begin with an activity, followed after nightfall with a storybook reading by firelight. Recommended for families with children ages 4 to 11.

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    Battle Walk

    • Time: 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    Walk the fields and woods that were fought over a century and a half ago and get a closer look at the famous and not so famous places and people that shaped the battle.

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    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    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 Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    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

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    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

    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
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    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
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 27, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 28, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

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

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

    View Details
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 29, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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, July 30, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Monday, July 30, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

    View Details
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    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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    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    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 Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    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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    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    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

    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, August 1, 2018

    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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    Hike with Ike

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    Join a park ranger for this evening walking tour, exploring the stories of Eisenhower and the men of Camp Colt and discover more about this oft forgotten chapter of Gettysburg’s history.

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    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    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, August 1, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    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

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    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

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    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,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    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

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    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

    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
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    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
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

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    • Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    Join a park ranger for a reading adventure to one of our over 400 national park sites. Begin with an activity, followed after nightfall with a storybook reading by firelight. Recommended for families with children ages 4 to 11.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    Walk the fields and woods that were fought over a century and a half ago and get a closer look at the famous and not so famous places and people that shaped the battle.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    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

    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
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    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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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    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

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, August 3, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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

    Battlefield in a Box

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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

    Care of the Wounded

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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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    Civil War Living History Weekends

    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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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    Family History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd.
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    Perfect for families with children ages 5-13. Plan for battle at a general's headquarters, march in formation toward the front, do some chores like 19th century farmers, or organize the triage to remove wounded, while you explore the battle of Gettysburg.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,4:00 PM to 4:45 PM,6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Location: National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    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
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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!

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • 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
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    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.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    Explore the impact of the battle upon the Gettysburg community, walk in the footsteps of President Lincoln, and visit the room where he completed the Gettysburg Address.

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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

    View Details
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    Over 160,000 soldiers participated in the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the story of just one, follow in his footsteps across the battlefield, and learn why he fought and what he encountered at Gettysburg.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:

(717) 334-1124

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