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June 2022

The Night Before Gettysburg

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Presbyterian Church, 208 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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Playwright Chuck Johnson of Perham, Minnesota, brings President Abraham Lincoln’s thoughts to life with “The Night Before Gettysburg,” a short, three-act play, that provides the audience with a peek into the 16th president’s state of mind as he put the finishing touches on his immortal “Gettysburg Address.” Two performances of the play take place each day, June 30, July 1, July 2 and July 3. Show times are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., commemorating the 159th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.…

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Battle of Gettysburg 159th Anniversary on the Ridge

June 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center, 111 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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5 p.m. – A Thousand May Fall (Book Talk and Signing by Brian Matthew Jordan) Join Pulitzer Prize finalist Brian Matthew Jordan, associate professor of history at Sam Houston State University, for an analysis of the 107th Ohio. Based on his new book, A Thousand May Fall: An Immigrant Regiment’s Civil War, Jordan details this Eleventh Corps unit’s story. Approximately 45 minutes plus Q&A. Meet at Hill-Unger Performance Pavilion, near intersection of Springs Avenue and Seminary Ridge. Chair recommended. 6:30…

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July 2022

Battle of Gettysburg 159th Anniversary on the Ridge

July 1
Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center, 111 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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9:30 a.m. – Buford Meets Reynolds (Real-Time Program) Though it is one of the most famous conversations between two officers at Gettysburg, many questions linger about the conference between United States generals John Buford and John Reynolds on the morning of July 1, 1863. Explore where the meeting might have happened, what was discussed, and how eyewitness accounts vary. Approximately 30 minutes. Meet on the west side of the Museum. Chair recommended. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Lee’s Headquarters…

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Visit Lee’s Headquarters

July 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center, 111 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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Free

Join Seminary Ridge Museum & Education Center staff at the historic Mary Thompson house, which is open in conjunction with the American Battlefield Trust. On-site interpreters are ready to answer questions and tell the story of this crucial ground, which witnessed deadly fighting on July 1, 1863, and subsequently served as the headquarters for Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

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Living History Encampment

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Children of Gettysburg 1863, 451 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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Free

Join us in the side yard of the new interactive children’s history museum Children of Gettysburg 1863 to interact with living historians of Officers for the Union and Ladies for the Union. Learn about Civil War officers who commanded and fought in the Battle of Gettysburg, featuring first-person impressions by the Officers for the Union. The Ladies for the Union will gather in a “ladies salon” setting, demonstrating unique home craft skills of the era, such as bobbin lace, hand…

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July 2022 First Friday, Gettysburg Style

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Downtown Gettysburg Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States + Google Map

This First Friday is all about Red, White and You, filled with special events, discounts and more! Celebrate you for supporting amazing GARMA members. Be sure to look for the First Friday flags that signify participating businesses.

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A Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary Encampment & Living History: Civil War Historical Impressions

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Gettysburg National Military Park, 1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, 17110 United States
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Join us at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital for a special Battle of Gettysburg anniversary encampment, Friday through Monday, July 1-4. A significant presence of living historians will set the scene and fill the historic site with a wide range of programming, demonstrations and first-person impressions. Experience and visualize many aspects of the events surrounding the American Civil War. See Union and Confederate soldiers, generals, surgeons, embalmers, tintypes and more. A Confederate field hospital portrays surgeon Hunter McGuire.…

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Living History Encampment

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Children of Gettysburg 1863, 451 Baltimore St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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Join us in the side yard of the new interactive children’s history museum Children of Gettysburg 1863 to interact with living historians of Officers for the Union and Ladies for the Union. Learn about Civil War officers who commanded and fought in the Battle of Gettysburg, featuring first-person impressions by the Officers for the Union. The Ladies for the Union will gather in a “ladies salon” setting, demonstrating unique home craft skills of the era, such as bobbin lace, hand…

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Anniversary Weekend Book Talks and Signings

July 1 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Ave
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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Friday, July 1: 12:00 pm – Harold Knudsen: James Longstreet and the American Civil War  1:30 pm –Ron Kirkwood: Too Much for Human Endurance 3:00 pm – Jeff Harding: Gettysburg’s Lost Love Story – The Ill-Fated Romance of General John Reynolds and Kate Hewitt 4:30 pm – Scott Mingus: Flames Beyond Gettysburg: The June 26 Fighting and the March to the Susquehanna River 6:00 pm – Mike Eisenhut: Brothers of War; The Iron Brigade at Gettysburg

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The Night Before Gettysburg

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gettysburg Presbyterian Church, 208 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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Playwright Chuck Johnson of Perham, Minnesota, brings President Abraham Lincoln’s thoughts to life with “The Night Before Gettysburg,” a short, three-act play, that provides the audience with a peek into the 16th president’s state of mind as he put the finishing touches on his immortal “Gettysburg Address.” Two performances of the play take place each day, June 30, July 1, July 2 and July 3. Show times are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., commemorating the 159th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.…

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