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."

 

Fall Ranger Program Schedule

Free ranger-led hikes, walks, and talks that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield. All programs are free.

 

August 13 - October 7

Program Time(s) Length Location Days
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 90 min. Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center daily
Four Score and Seven Years Ago: Lincoln and the Soldiers’ National Cemetery 11 am
2 pm
35 min. National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate Auto Tour Stop 16 daily
Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top 11 am 60 min. Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8 Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat
Hike With Ike 1:30 pm 60 min. National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd. Sat/Sun
Those Who Fought Here: The Life of the Civil War Soldier 2 pm 60 min. Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center Sun/Tues/Thurs
Care of the Wounded 2 pm 60 min. Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat
History at Sunset 6:30 pm 60 min. Eisenhower Farm - parking on site Wed
 

October 8 - November 19

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
35 min. National Cemetery - Taneytown Rd. Gate Auto Tour Stop 16 daily
Hold to the Last!
The Battle for Little Round Top
3 pm 60 min. Warren Statue Little Round Top - Auto Tour Stop 8 Mon/Wed/Sat
The 3rd Day and Beyond: Stay and Fight it Out! 3 pm 45 min. National Cemetery Parking Lot - Taneytown Rd. Sun/Tues/Thurs/Fri
 

Fall Battle Walks


(2 hours) 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 and get a closer look at the famous and not so famous places and people that shaped the battle. Water, insect repellant, a hat, and proper foot gear are highly recommended.
 

August

Date/Time Program Ranger Start Location End Location
Sat. Aug. 18 Willard’s Brigade Matt Atkinson National Cemetery - Taneytown Road Gate Auto Tour Stop 12,
The Pennsylvania Memorial
Sun. Aug. 19 "Biddle's Brigade: Holding the left on Day 1 Brian Henry 121st PA Monument,
Reynolds Ave.
Auto Tour Stop 1,
McPherson Ridge
Sat. Aug. 25 "Jubal Early's July 2 Assault of East Cemetery Hill" Troy Harman Unity Park, Lefever St. Unity Park, Lefever St.
Sun. Aug. 26 "Alexander Assails the Peach Orchard" Bert Barnett Longstreet Tower Auto Tour Stop 10,
The Peach Orchard

Last updated: August 13, 2018

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1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:

(717) 334-1124

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