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  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    “Cannoneers to Your Post!” Join the Artillery

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly

    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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    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    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: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battle Walk

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly

    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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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: varies
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    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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    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 1 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    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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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
  • Big Hole National Battlefield

    Battlefield Tour

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly

    Take a tour of the Big Hole National Battlefield with a ranger. Weekday tours are also offered when staffing levels allow. PLEASE NOTE: A tour will not be offered on Saturday, August 11th. Please attend the battle commemoration ceremonies instead.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Meet at the Big Hole National Battlefield's lower parking lot.
    • Fees: Free and open to the public
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Camp Fire at Pitzer Woods

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly

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

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    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Park Amphitheater - West Confederate Ave.
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Care of the Wounded

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    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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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Cemetery Ridge Hike: Crisis at the Union Center

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge, where fighting raged on July 2 & 3, 1863. Visit the site of Pickett’s Charge, explore the Bloody Angle, and walk in the footsteps of the men who struggled there.

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    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM,1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Ranger Site 2 at Museum & Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Civil War Living History Weekends

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly

    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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    • Location: throughout the park
    • Fees: FREE
  • Pecos National Historical Park

    Civil War Van Tour

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Take a ranger lead van tour to gain an understanding of the Civil War and the Battle of Glorieta Pass.

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    • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Pecos National Historical Park Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE (Reservations Recommended)
  • Big Hole National Battlefield

    Deck Talk

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly

    These half-hour long programs take place on the deck at the visitor center with a commanding view of the entire battlefield. Weekday talks are offered when staffing levels allow. PLEASE NOTE: Deck talks will not be offered on Saturday, August 11th.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Meet on the deck at the Big Hole National Battlefield's visitor center
    • Fees: Free and open to the public
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Family History Hike

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

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

    Everyday

    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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    • 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
  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

    Guided Battlefield Tour

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Tour the historic New Garden Road with Volunteer Tour Guide Scott Culclasure to learn about the battle and monuments.

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    • Time: 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM,3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: Visitors Center and historic New Garden Road
    • Fees: Free
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Hold to the Last! The Battle for Little Round Top

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    For over an hour on July 2, 1863, Union and Confederate troops battled for possession of this small hill. Explore the rocky summit, see original Union breastworks, and discover why Little Round Top was so important to both armies.

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    • Time: 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
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: Downtown History Hike

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    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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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: David Wills House 8 Lincoln Square - downtown Gettysburg
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    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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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: McPherson Ridge - Auto Tour Stop 1
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    The Face of Battle: The Soldier Experience

    Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Everyday

    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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    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: The Wheatfield - Auto Tour Stop 9
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    100 Nights of Taps

    Monday, July 23, 2018

    Everyday

    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: 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    • Location: Soldiers’ National Monument - Soldiers’ National Cemetery
    • Fees: FREE
  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    Battlefield in a Box

    Monday, July 23, 2018

    Everyday

    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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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Brian Farm
    • Fees: FREE
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