Tourism

Historic Homes on the Gettysburg Battlefield Now Available for Public Leasing

Gettysburg, PA – Gettysburg National Military Park (NMP) is pleased to announce that two historic homes on the Gettysburg battlefield, the Michael Bushman and the John Slyder houses, will be available for overnight accommodations beginning on May 24, 2024. Both houses witnessed the Battle of Gettysburg throughout the day on July 2, 1863. The Bushman farm served as staging ground …

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World War I Weekend at Eisenhower National Historic Site 2024

GETTYSBURG, PA—How did Gettysburg and the Great War shape a future five-star general and president? Explore answers to this question and more at Eisenhower National Historic Site’s (NHS) World War I Weekend on May 4 and 5. The National Park Service will host interactive living history displays with exhibits and programs exploring the American experience in World War I. On May …

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Gettysburg Foundation to Host A Historic Evening with Stephen Lang and Jeff Shaara

Gettysburg, Pa. —During the week of the 161st anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, on Friday, July 5, 2024, join the Gettysburg Foundation for A Historic Evening with Stephen Lang and Jeff Shaara. Award-winning stage and screen actor, playwright and author Stephen Lang and The New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara will appear for a special evening of live …

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Inflation Reduction Act Funds Will Support Gettysburg National Military Park Resilient Forest Initiative and Climate Change Impacts

GETTYSBURG, PA – Gettysburg National Military Park (NMP) has been awarded a combined $429,000 to help combat catastrophic forest loss and study the effects of climate change on inland and river landscapes. Funding for these important projects and studies will be provided through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The IRA became law on August 16, 2022. It provides the National …

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Acting Superintendent and Acting Deputy Superintendent at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site

GETTYSBURG, PA – Kristina Heister, the Deputy Superintendent at Gettysburg National Military Park (NMP) and Eisenhower National Historic Site (NHS), will serve as Acting Superintendent, for a period of 120 days that began on November 5. Heister will step into this leadership role as former Superintendent Steve Sims begins his new assignment as Superintendent of Independence National Historical Park in …

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Addressing Gettysburg – Little Round Top Rehabilitation – 4/21/2023

Matt Callery of Addressing Gettysburg Podcast hosts this tour of the Little Round Top Rehabilitation with Gettysburg National Military Park Superintendent Steve Sims. David Malgee, former Interim President & CEO at Gettysburg Foundation, joins the tour and shares some civil war relics from his personal collection. Special thanks to Mr. Malgee for sponsoring this program. To support the Gettysburg Foundation …

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