Fire Our Civil War Cannon

Adams County Historical Society 625 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA

Have you ever fired a cannon? Now is your chance! On Monday, July 1st you can take part in the firing of our reproduction 10-pounder Parrot rifle. Ticket holders will have the opportunity to join our trained cannon crew and pull the lanyard (rope) to fire a blank (black powder) round. The cannon will be

The Confederate Retreat with Tim Smith

Adams County Historical Society 625 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA

Following the disastrous defeat of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg, General Robert E. Lee ordered his men to withdraw across the South Mountain Range into the Cumberland Valley and southward to the safety of Virginia. However, disengaging his forces and protecting his rear guard would be no simple task. Join historian Timothy

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