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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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Free

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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$7 - $10

Living History Tour – Catherine Comes Home

July 1 @ 8:00 am - August 26 @ 5:00 pm
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg , 21727 United States

Tour Dates: Sundays in July and August Tour Times: 3pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, 4:30pm and 5pm Cost: $10/adult, $7/youth ages 7-18, free for children 6 and under Step back into 1842 with the daughter of Elizabeth Ann Seton, Catherine, and her contemporaries. 1842 was a pivotal year in the life of Catherine Seton. She returned toRead More

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10:00 am
$2.00 - $6.00

George Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital Site: “9th Pennsylvania Reserves”

August 3 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 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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11:00 am
$5 - $35.00

Special Double Decker Battlefield Bus Tours

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

Special Double Decker Battlefield Bus Tours: Battlefield Bus Tours are a great way to experience the hallowed ground of the Gettysburg battlefield led by a Licensed Battlefield Guide throughout the day. In summer, visitors will also have the extraordinary opportunity to step aboard a double decker bus for a special open air tour to seeRead More

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