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Gettysburg 151: 4 scenes from around the battlefield and region

The western gate to Gettysburg borough, marked by Robert E. Lee’s headquarters, will look far different in a future visit to Gettysburg. That key entry into Gettysburg will lose the familiar Appalachian Brewing Company and Quality Inn. The Civil War Trust will pay $5.5 million and transfer the property to the National Park Service,

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Bells on Seminary Ridge will be heard across Gettysburg Battlefield

Every time you go to Gettysburg, there’s something new to see. In this case, to see and hear. These 1869-vintage bells have a new home of Seminary Ridge. ‘Intended to memorialize soldiers who have fought worldwide and missionaries who have spread the Gospel in peace, it is fitting that the bells are in front of the seminary’s Church of the Abiding Presence, reaching out to the fields that hosted the bloodiest battle fought on American soil,’ the Evening Sun in Hanover reported in: Seminary Bells ring for soldiers, missionaries. So you might hear them before you see them. When they ring, they’ll be heard across the battlefield.

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Seminary Ridge Cupola Cam gives same view surveyed by Gen. John Buford 150 years ago

Gettysburg College’s Glatfelter Hall is seen from the cupola of Schmucker Hall on the campus of Lutheran Theological Seminary, the institution that loaned its name to Seminary Ridge of Battle of Gettysburg fame.

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Shoes, other artifacts found in walls of Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum

The Seminary Ridge Museum will open on July 1, as part of observances of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. This image comes from the a brochure telling about the museum in the building that loaned its name … Continue reading

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