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The Paintings of Richard Hamwi

June 7 - June 29
Art Downtown, 32 Carlisle St.
Hanover, PA 17331 United States

Twenty-three pieces of art by Richard Hamwi, an artist and professor at Albright College in Reading, Pa., are featured this June at Art Downtown, 32 Carlisle St., Hanover. The Brooklyn, N.Y., native says adventure is essential to life and he likes to spend his summers in upstate New York. Those experiences are reflected in hisRead More

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The Emancipation Proclamation on Display in Gettysburg

May 17 @ 8:00 am - November 25 @ 6:00 pm
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation have teamed up to honor the history of the Emancipation Proclamation by exhibiting a copy personally signed by President Abraham Lincoln. One of three color lithographic broadsides, this was given directly to Lincoln by David Williams Cheesman, and is known as the Cheesman copy. The Emancipation ProclamationRead More

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Extended Summer Hours

June 1 @ 10:00 am - September 9 @ 6:00 pm
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg , 21727 United States

Beginning June 1-September 9, we will have extended summer hours! Monday-Saturday we will be open from 10am-6pm and Sunday we will be open from 12pm-6pm.

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$5 - $7

Civil War Tour

June 2 @ 11:30 am - July 28 @ 1:30 pm
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg , 21727 United States

Tour Dates: Saturdays from June 2 – July 28, 2018. Time: 11:30am and 1:30pm. As the bloodiest battle of the Civil War raged just miles from the peaceful home of the Sisters, they could not ignore the call to go and care for the wounded. With casualties totaling over 50,000 after the Battle of GettysburgRead More

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Read, Learn, Grow

June 13 @ 9:00 am - August 1 @ 11:30 am
Hollabaugh Bros., Inc., 545 Carlisle Road
Biglerville, PA 17307 United States

A great summer activity for kids, ages 3-8! Wednesdays, from June 13 – August 1, 2018 Choose from two times: 9:00am OR 10:30am Cost: $7.00/first child/session, $6/additional child/session – No registration required Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow program will: Enjoy storyRead More

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Gettysburg Firemen’s Carnival

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - June 30 @ 11:30 pm
Gettysburg Rec Park, Long Lane
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

Rides, Food, & Games!   FIREWORKS  –  Friday at 11pm Pay One Price, Ride all Night – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday   Bingo tent open nightly, plus Gun Bowls and other games of chance $3,000 cash prize Chance Book drawing!   Pit beef  –  Thursday, Friday, Saturday Pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers, fresh cut French fries,Read More

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10:00 am
$2.00 - $6.00

George Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital Site: “17th Corps Field Hospital” presented by Patriot Daughters of Lancaster

June 29 @ 10:00 am - July 1 @ 3:30 pm
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

More than 1,900 wounded Union and Confederate soldiers were hospitalized. Living historians help you discover the stories of the soldiers, surgeons and civilians of Gettysburg–just minutes from the battlefield. The site is open in summer through Friday, August 12th, Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th only with access via shuttle from the Gettysburg NationalRead More

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7:00 pm
Free to the public.

Great Conversations at Gettysburg

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

Book talks, lectures and panel discussions at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA. Friday – June 29 (Kinsley Theatre), 7:00 p.m. “What is the Role of Museums and the History Community?” Dr. Edward L. Ayers, Tucker-Boatwhite Professor of the Humanities and President Emeritus, University of Richmond Ms. ChristyRead More

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