Area Organizations


Gettysburg is a vibrant destination and place to live. Many nonprofits and community organizations call it home.

Adams County Arts Council

The mission of the Adams County Arts Council is to cultivate an arts-rich community by actively supporting artists, arts educators, and arts presenters and by educating future artists and audiences. This vital work is accomplished through a wealth of arts education programs, classes, performing arts presentations, and visual arts exhibits.

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Destination Gettysburg

Official destination marketing organization for Gettysburg and Adams County, Pennsylvania.

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Main Street Gettysburg, Inc.

Working with community partners for the preservation, revitalization, and improvement of the Historic District of Gettysburg.


About Author

Jessica Dean

Born and raised in Adams County, Pennsylvania, Jessica and her husband, Troy, created Celebrate Gettysburg magazine in 2007. Before starting the publication, Jessica was the art director for Frederick Magazine, a successful regional publication based in Frederick, Maryland. She was the president for the AIGA Blue Ridge chapter and has won numerous awards for her graphic design. Always eager to give back to the community, Jessica has helped to promote many local activities and has volunteered her design services to a variety of regional nonprofit organizations. She lives in downtown Gettysburg with her family.


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    We LOVE working with Celebrate Gettysburg! Gettysburg is an amazing destination because of its history, amenities, landscape, activities, but above all its amazing community of partners!

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