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Elsie Singmaster and the Citizens of Gettysburg: An Informed Perspective

Singmaster House 24 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA

Elsie Singmaster, both an Adams County citizen and a nationally acclaimed author, said she wrote fiction based on real people. She wrote books and stories about Gettysburg’s citizens, soldiers, and visitors before, during, and after the famous 1863 battle in her town. What stories and memoirs about town citizens, now collected in the Civilian Accounts …

Free

Barlow Knoll Walking Tour

On the afternoon of July 1, 1863, Union Army General Francis Barlow either disobeyed or misunderstood his orders and decided to seize high ground in front of his division. Barlow’s men were then attacked and defeated by Confederate forces under General Jubal Early. As a result, Barlow’s controversial decision and the Confederate assault contributed to …

$15 – $25

ACHS Presents: “We Ought to Have Held the Place Easily”: Barlow’s Knoll (aka Blocher’s Knoll)

Harrisburg Area Community College, Gettysburg 731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA

Join Licensed Battlefield Guides and Battle of Gettysburg Podcast co-hosts James Hessler and Eric Lindblade as we explore Barlow’s Knoll and the surrounding terrain. We will discuss the military action, the command decisions made on both sides, several noteworthy human-interest stories, and the impact on the local civilian population. Is it really a precursor to …

$15 – $25

ACHS Presents: Across the Harmon and Herbst Farms – Biddle’s Brigade at Gettysburg

Emanuel Harmon Farm Country Club Lane, Gettysburg, PA

Join us for a special walking tour that covers the battle action of Colonel Chapman Biddle's Union brigade on July 1, 1863. This unheralded and often overlooked fighting unit suffered horrific losses on July 1st attempting to defend an indefensible position on McPherson's Ridge. We will discuss the courageous actions of the commanding officers and …

$15 – $25

Gettysburg in Color on Gettys Square Art Oasis

Gettysburg Square Art Oasis 14-15 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA

Sponsored by: Adams County Arts Council EMarketing Sponsors: Mr. Ed's Elephant Emporium, Dora Townsend & David Rice, and Joe & Rose Tripi Experience the history of Gettysburg like never before! The Adams County Arts Council and Adams County Historical Society are teaming up to present a special outdoor "projection" of historic photographs in front of …

Free

ACHS Presents: Hills, Ridges, Roads, and Farms – An All-New Gettysburg Hike

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

Join Historians and Licensed Battlefield Guides Tim Smith and Garry Adelman for a lively and fast-paced tour to some of Gettysburg’s most storied places with photos, fighting and folklore throughout. The event will occur rain, shine, or snow. Please be prepared in terms of footwear and raingear, if needed. Some have found a portable stool …

$25 – $40

The Iron Brigade In Herbst Woods With Jim Hessler & Eric Lindblade

Join LBGs Jim Hessler and Eric Lindblade for a tour that will cover the history of the famous Iron Brigade. Follow the Brigade’s fierce engagement in Herbst Woods with the regiments of Pettigrew’s brigade on the afternoon of July 1, 1863. The tour will have an emphasis on the 26th North Carolina Infantry, and its …

$15 – $25

The Monuments Of Hancock Avenue With Sue Boardman

Meade Equestrian Monument Hancock Ave, Gettysburg, PA

The Gettysburg battlefield holds the largest number of outdoor statuaries in the country, and possibly, the world. Join Licensed Battlefield Guide Sue Boardman, and discover the when, who and why of the monumentation at Gettysburg National Military Park, along with some interesting stories behind the inspiration for these unique memorials. The veterans wanted their service …

$15 – $25

The Monuments Of Culp’s Hill With Sue Boardman

Spangler's Spring Colgrove Ave, Gettysburg, PA

Join Sue Boardman for a walk of Culp’s Hill! The Gettysburg battlefield holds the largest number of outdoor statuaries in the country, and possibly the world. Discover the when, who and why of the monumentation at Gettysburg National Military Park, along with some interesting stories behind the inspiration for these unique memorials. The veterans wanted …

$15 – $25

The Vermont Brigade At Gettysburg With Larry Korczyk

Soldiers National Cemetery Parking Cyclorama Dr, Gettysburg, PA

Join Larry Korczyk, Licensed Battlefield Guide, to learn the experience of the 2nd Vermont Brigade during the Battle of Gettysburg. This tour will discuss monuments dedicated to the regiments within the Vermont Brigade, and will cover approx. 400 yards of ground. Parking is to the right side of Hancock Avenue, as well as the Soldier’s …

$15 – $25

Camp Colt At Gettysburg With Paul Shevchuk

Soldiers National Cemetery Parking Cyclorama Dr, Gettysburg, PA

Camp Colt in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, was the first post established during World War I to train soldiers to use tanks, and it was Dwight D. Eisenhower’s first command. Paul Shevchuk, former National Park Service ranger and historian, will use camp photos and describe how Eisenhower’s time there shaped his military career. This program will run …

$15 – $25

First Day Of Gettysburg

Stone-Meredith Avenue, Gettysburg Stone-Meredith Avenue, Gettysburg, PA

Join Tim Smith and Special Guests for a lively discussion of the battle, battlefield, commercialization and preservation of the First Day’s Battlefield. Battle accounts, wartime and postwar photos, “old guide stories” and group discussion will highlight a tour of the First Day’s battlefield. Please note that this is a rigorous hike. Only those who can …

$20 – $30