Ranger Programs at Gettysburg

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Get a behind-the-scenes look into what it's like to be a Ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park. Ranger Zach Siggins describes what a typical day is like on "A Day in the Life of a Ranger."

 


Spring Ranger Program Schedule

May 14 - June 8

Free ranger-led hikes, walks, and talks that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield. All programs are free.
 
Program Time(s) Length Location Days
Cemetery Ridge Hike:
Crisis at the Union Center
10:30 am 90 min. Ranger Site 1
at Museum
& Visitor Center
Fri/Sat/Sun
Four Score and Seven Years Ago:
Lincoln and the Soldiers’ National Cemetery
11 am &
2 pm
45 min. National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate Daily
Hardtack, Mud, and Marching:
The Life of the Civil War Soldier
2 pm 45 min. Ranger Site 1
at Museum
& Visitor Center
Fri/Sat/Sun
Hold to the Last!
The Battle for Little Round Top
3 pm 60 min. Warren Statue -
Little Round Top
Auto Tour Stop 8
Tues/Thurs/Sat
The 3rd Day and Beyond:
Stay and Fight it Out!
3 pm 45 min. National Cemetery
Parking Lot
Auto Tour Stop 16
Mon/Wed/Fri/Sun
Living History Programs
and Demonstrations - see Living History page for more details
Multiple Locations Throughout the Park Sat/Sun
 

Summer Ranger Program Schedule

June 9 - August 12

Free ranger-led hikes, walks, and talks that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield. All programs are free.
 
Program Times(s) Length Location Days
Hands on History Cart varies Museum & Visitor Center Lobby and David Wills House daily
David Wills House Museum
FREE Admission June 9 - August 12, 2018
10 am -
5 pm
David Wills House - 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg daily
Four Score and Seven Years Ago: Lincoln and the Soldiers’ National Cemetery 10 am
11 am
3 pm
4 pm
6 pm
35 min. National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate daily
Battle Walk 10 am 2 hours Varies. See Battle Walk schedule below for more. Sat/Sun
Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center 10:30 am & 1:30 pm 90 min. Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center daily
Join the Army: A Family Program 11 am 60 min. Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center daily
The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience 11 am 60 min. McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1 daily
Battlefield in a Box 11 am 30 min. Abraham Brian Farm - Hancock Ave. daily
Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top 11 am &
7 pm
60 min. Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8 daily
Cannoneers to Your Post! Join the Artillery 2 pm 40 min. Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun
The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience 2 pm 60 min. The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9 daily
Battle Walk 2:30 pm 2 hours Varies. See Battle Walk schedule below for more. Fri
Family History Hike 3 pm 75 min. National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd. daily
Care of the Wounded 3 pm 60 min. Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center daily
Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike 3 pm 75 min. David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg daily
Battlefield in a Box 4 pm 60 min. Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center daily
100 Nights of Taps 7 pm Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery daily
Hike with Ike 7:30 pm 60 min. National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd. Wed
America the Beautiful: Storybooks About our National Parks 8 pm 45 min. Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave. See program schedule below. Fri
Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods 8:30 pm 60 min. Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave. See program schedule below. Thurs/Sat/Sun
 

Battle Walks


Information coming soon.
 
 

America the Beautiful: Storybooks About our National Parks


Information coming soon.
 
 

Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods


Information coming soon.
 
 

155th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg Program Schedule

July 1-3

The 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg Program Schedule will be announced around early June. Please check back then for more information.

Last updated: May 23, 2018

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