New Preservation Project Announced

Posted on: 07/02/2014
In honor of their 25th Anniversary, the Friends of Gettysburg are challenged to raise $25,000 to reconstruct the smokehouse at the George Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital Site! Click here for more info!

GNMP Collections Now Online

Posted on: 05/28/2014

One of the biggest National Park Service (NPS) artifact and archival collections is at Gettysburg National Military Park with a wide array of educational objects and historical records. Now more than 40,000 images and catalog records for the Gettysburg collection can now be found online. To see the official announcement, click here.

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August 3rd, 2013: Member Submission: Charles W. Griest

Posted on: 08/02/2013

Civilians in Gettysburg and surrounding area were impacted greatly by the war 150 years ago. Much has been written about Jennie Wade and John Burns, two citizens of Gettysburg, but few know about Charles W. Griest.

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