An Evening with the Painting

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA, United States

Join the Gettysburg Foundation at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for an “after-hours” program on the Gettysburg Cyclorama. Area residents and visitors are invited to experience An Evening with the Painting for an exclusive, close-up look at the historic painting, a presentation combining history, art and preservation. Licensed Battlefield Guide, author and historian

$6 – $30

Debris of Battle

Gettysburg Beyond the Battle Museum 625 Biglerville Rd., Gettysburg, PA, United States

From canteens and belt buckles to bullets and artillery shells, authentic objects found in and around Gettysburg form the backbone of this hands-on program. Wearing white gloves, participants will have the opportunity to handle original Civil War artifacts and learn about the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg, including how area residents faced the dangers

Free

Street Food Fiesta! // ¡Fiesta de Comida Callejera!

Gettysburg Rec Park Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA, United States

The Adams County Farmers Market is excited to host our first annual Street Food Fiesta in partnership with Casa de la Cultura! This event is meant to be a celebration of Central- and South American culinary traditions as well as a chance to highlight Latino-owned businesses in our community. Use the application below to sign

Free

An Evening with the Painting

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA, United States

Join us on the Cyclorama platform for an exclusive after-hours, close-up look at the iconic Gettysburg Cyclorama painting. The Gettysburg Foundation's Chris Brenneman presents this exclusive after-hours program on the historic, restored Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting. Painted in the 1880s by French artist Paul Philippoteaux and a team of artists, the Battle of Gettysburg

$15 – $35

Children of the Battlefield

Adams County Historical Society 625 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA

Learn about the local children who witnessed the Battle of Gettysburg up close. Through rare letters, diaries, and manuscripts preserved by the Adams County Historical Society, ACHS Historian Tim Smith weave together a unique story that is fascinating for all ages. This free public program will be held on Saturday, March 30th at 11 a.m. at

Free

Roads to Gettysburg

Adams County Historical Society 625 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA

In 1747, the York-Nichol’s Gap Road was laid out (from east to west) through the Marsh Creek Settlement. In 1769, a north-south road was established from Baltimore to Shippensburg, and an intersection was created in front of the tavern of Samuel Gettys. Eventually, a town was formed at the crossroads. Gettysburg grew and prospered, and

Free

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

Free