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Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station Hosts Free Programs

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Visitors to the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station™ can enjoy free programming throughout the 2019 summer season. Before and after the programs, take time to explore the station through a self-guided tour. Learn about the railroad’s role at Gettysburg and President Abraham Lincoln’s arrival for the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery where he delivered the Gettysburg Address. The museum and programs offer free admission. The Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station™ is located at 35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg.

 

 

Thursday, July 4, 2-4 p.m.

Civil War & Irish Music: Violinist and fiddler Betsy Barnicle will perform Civil War period and Irish music.

 

Friday, July 5, 6-8 p.m.

Civil War Soldier Sing-A-Long: Musician Tom Fontana, portraying a union soldier, will perform Civil War songs. Tom will share the history of the music and camp life.  The sing-along is a family-oriented presentation.

 

Saturday, July 6, Noon-2 p.m.

Civil War Soldier Sing-A-Long: Musician Tom Fontana, portraying a union soldier, will perform Civil War songs. Tom will share the history of the music and camp life. The sing-along is a family-oriented presentation.

 

Saturday, July 6, 2-4 p.m.

Civil War & Irish Music: Violinist and fiddler Betsy Barnicle will perform Civil War period and Irish music.

 

Sunday, July 7, Noon-2 p.m.

A Portrayal of Battle of Gettysburg Veteran James H. Maclay: Jeff Greenawalt will portray James H. Maclay, a veteran of the Battle of Gettysburg.

 

Sunday, July 14, Noon-2 p.m.

Music & Stories of the Civil War: Jeff Greenawalt will perform songs and tell stories of the Civil War era.

 

Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Of The People Living History Association: Historical educators will discuss the role of the U.S. Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. Visitors can learn about the work of the U.S. Sanitary Commission–volunteering to provide services to soldiers in the field hospitals and camps, organizing medical services, acting as nurses and performing other tasks.

 

Sunday, July 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Of The People Living History Association: Historical educators will discuss the role of the U.S. Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. Visitors can learn about the work of the U.S. Sanitary Commission–volunteering to provide services to soldiers in the field hospitals and camps, organizing medical services, acting as nurses and performing other tasks.

 

Sunday, July 21, Noon-2 p.m.

A Portrayal of Battle of Gettysburg Veteran James H. Maclay: Jeff Greenawalt will portray James H. Maclay, a veteran of the Battle of Gettysburg.

 

Saturday, July 27, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Civil War Soldier Sing-A-Long: Musician Tom Fontana, portraying a union soldier, will perform Civil War songs. Tom will share the history of the music and camp life. The sing-along is a family-oriented presentation.

 

Sunday, July 28, Noon-2 p.m.

Music & Stories of the Civil War: Jeff Greenawalt will perform songs and tell stories of the Civil War era.

 

Sunday, July 28, 2-5 p.m.

Civil War Soldier Sing-A-Long: Musician Tom Fontana, portraying a union soldier, will perform Civil War songs. Tom will share the history of the music and camp life. The sing-along is a family-oriented presentation.

 

Sunday, Aug. 4, Noon-2 p.m.

A Portrayal of Battle of Gettysburg Veteran James H. Maclay: Jeff Greenawalt will portray James H. Maclay, a veteran of the Battle of Gettysburg.

 

Sunday, August 11, Noon-2 p.m.

Music & Stories of the Civil War: Jeff Greenawalt will perform songs and tell stories of the Civil War era.

 

Sunday, August 18, Noon-2 p.m.

A Portrayal of Battle of Gettysburg Veteran James H. Maclay: Jeff Greenawalt will portray James H. Maclay, a veteran of the Battle of Gettysburg.

 

Sunday, August 25, Noon-2 p.m.

Music & Stories of the Civil War: Jeff Greenawalt will perform songs and tell stories of the Civil War era.

 

Visit GettysburgFoundation.org for information and reservations for tours, events and programs offered by the Gettysburg Foundation.

Details

Date:
July 20
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/gettysburg-lincoln-railroad-station

Organizer

Gettysburg Foundation
Phone:
717-338-1243
Email:
info@gettysburgfoundation.org
Website:
https://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/rupp-house

Venue

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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Phone:
717-338-1243
Website:
info@gettysburgfoundation.org