Category Archives: Gettysburg battlefield

Some images of the Gettysburg Cyclorama

I was given a free ticket to the Gettysburg Cyclorama in my goodie bag last summer from the National Park Service as a thank you for speaking at the Sacred Trust portion of the 150th anniversary of the battle of … Continue reading

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Soldier’s Remains Now at Gettysburg – After authentication, Gettysburg Foundation and National Park Service plan for a burial with honors

Due to an outpouring of concern from people across the nation about a planned auction of the skull of a Civil War soldier reportedly killed at Gettysburg, the soldier’s remains will not be sold and have been donated to the … Continue reading

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So You Think You Know Gettysburg? Volume 2 published

James and Suzanne Gindlesperger are back with another volume of their popular and well conceived color photo book of Gettysburg iconic sites and monuments! So You Think You Know Gettysburg? remains one of my favorite books on the statuary and … Continue reading

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Gettysburg National Military Park 2014 Calendar of Events

The National Park Service has announced its tentative schedule of events for 2014. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. In some cases advance registration is required.

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New Superintendent Named at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site

Philadelphia, PA – Ed W. Clark has been selected as the new Superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site, both in Gettysburg, PA. Clark has served most recently as Superintendent of Manassas National Battlefield Park. “Ed’s … Continue reading

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Gettysburg’s Winter Lecture Series Begins January 4 – The Civil War in 1864

GETTYSBURG, PENN.  National Park Rangers from Gettysburg will continue their popular, free winter lecture series throughout January, February and March of 2014 beginning January 4.  This year’s series is a special look at the Civil War in 1864.  Programs will … Continue reading

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Park Service announces special events for 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Gettysburg, PA (November 6, 2013) – We invite you to attend the following upcoming 150th Anniversary November events, co-sponsored by the Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg National Military Park. Here is the current schedule of events (subject to change):

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Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum finalist for international travel award

Gettysburg, Pa. (October 22, 2013) — The British Guild of Travel Writers has selected the Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum as one of only three finalists in the world for its Best Wider World Project award, which honors new attractions  outside … Continue reading

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Dr. Charles C. Fennell, Jr. Returns to York CWRT

A long-time friend of the York Civil War Round Table, Dr. Charles C. Fennell, Jr., will present a talk at the upcoming CWRT meeting on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at 7 p.m. The presentation topic of the evening will be … Continue reading

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Seminary Ridge Museum in Gettysburg

Schmucker Hall at the Gettysburg Lutheran Theological Seminary has a long and storied history, playing roles in the Underground Railroad movement, the education of generations of religious leaders, and as a hospital and observation post during the 1863 Battle of … Continue reading

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