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Life of a Civil War Soldier: Special Education Event for the Visually-Impaired

January 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Gettysburg National Military Park starts the new year with events for families with special learners. Join us for “Life of a Civil War Soldier” for the Visually-ImpairedSaturday, Jan. 21, 9 until 11 a.m. The program begins in the Ford Education Center inside the Museum & Visitor Center.


Youth and families can explore the material environment and sounds of a typical Civil War soldier camp through bugle calls and other music, hands-on history stations and a visit to a battlefield farm used as a general’s headquarters and field hospital. Sensory keepsake bags transport the learning and inspiration back home.


The event is free of charge. Pre-registration is required to attend by emailing the National Park Service at Gettysburg’s education team at gett_education@nps.gov.


Participants are invited to also attend the free Saturday morning Reading Adventures programs at 11 a.m. in the theater at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.


For more information on this and other family focused programming at Gettysburg National Military Park, visit nps.gov/gett or email gett_education@nps.gov.


January 21, 2023
9:00 am - 11:00 am


Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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(877) 874-2478
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