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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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Gettysburg Filmmaker Jake Boritt to Speak at Lancaster CWRT

Lancaster Civil War Round Table welcomes acclaimed documentary filmmaker Jake Boritt who will deliver a special presentation at Lititz Public Library on Thursday August 15 at 7:00 p.m. Boritt will be discussing his film ‘The Gettysburg Story’ which will air … Continue reading

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Time releases new Gettysburg book

For most of the 20th century through the modern times, Time has documented the history of America as it happened, week by week and month by month. From the annual “Person of the Year” to the iconic images which have … Continue reading

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Civil War & More store schedules signings with 3 authors including Cooper Wingert

Jim Schmick of the Civil War & More Bookstore in Mechanicsburg is hosting an afternoon of book signings and Civil War music. The “Civil War Authors of Central Pennsylvania Book Signing” will be held on June 1st & 2nd, 2013, … Continue reading

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