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  • Gettysburg, PA 17325
    In 1867, the Sons of Good Will created the Lincoln Cemetery to ensure the proper burial of Gettysburg's African American citizens and Civil War veterans.
  • 1 Lincoln Sq Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
    In 1761, Samuel Gettys established a tavern in the area today known as Gettysburg. Just twenty-five years later, his son James had laid out a town of 210 lots with a central town square on the land...
  • Route 116 at Knoxlyn Gettysburg, PA 17325
    717-642-5332
    Presbyterian congregation, dating to 1748, built this building in 1790.
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  • Seminary Ridge Rd. across from Schmucker Hall Gettysburg, PA 17325
    On July 1, 1863 the Lutheran Seminary was designated for use as a hospital. Hundreds of wounded soldiers, Union and Confederate were treated here.
  • Eisenhower National Historical Site Gettysburg, PA 17325
    717-338-9114
    On May 19, Eisenhower National Historic Site and the Gettysburg Foundation will host a day of 1950s culture featuring the dramatic program, Mamie Remembers Gettysburg, a 1950s Fashion Show and a...
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  • Soliders' National Cemetary Gettysburg, PA 17325
    717-309-1862
    Memorial Remembrance Service for soldiers killed at the Battle of Gettysburg  to be held at the Soldiers Monument in the Military Cemetery on the Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA.  All are...
  • Military Park Museum & Visitors Center Gettysburg, PA 17325
    717-334-1124
    The Gettysburg Foundation announces a special tour -"Memories in Stone and Bronze: The Monuments of Gettysburg" with Licensed Battlefield Guide Fred Hawthorne. The monuments of Gettysburg serve to...
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  • Monterey Pass Waynesboro, PA 17268
    717-762-1747
    On July 4, 1863, the second-largest Civil War battle in Pennsylvania occurred where Lions Club Park exists today. The battle of Monterey happened during a raging thunderstorm; 10,000 soldiers...
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  • 97 Taneytown Rd Gettysburg, PA 17325-2804
    Located at Seminary Ridge, the North Carolina monument represents a group of North Carolina soldiers in "Pickett's Charge," and consists of a stone monolith that lists the North Carolina commands...
  • Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center Gettysburg, PA 17325
    During the Civil War, the fate of a nation rested with a handful of political, military and cultural leaders. Some had wartime roles that demanded leadership of them; some had the challenges of...
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