Announcements

2015 Friends of Gettysburg Photo Contest Winners Announced!

Posted on: 08/01/2014
Congratulations to the following Friends members whose photos will be featured in the 2015 Friends of Gettysburg Calendar: 

Richard & Susan Brooks from Galloway, OH

Nancy Cox from Quincy, MA

Neven Dries from Hamburg, PA


Jim Dussinger from Indianapolis, IN 

Patricia Kennedy from Middleton, NJ

Bill Lavalette from 

Greenwich, CT



David Loose from Denver, PA

James V. Root from Ocean City, NJ

Jim Schlett from Reston, VA

Adrienne Sheeler from Douglassville, PA 

Lynne Shields from Sheffield Lake, OH

Lori and Gary Smith from Webster, NY

Scott Stemler from Rankin, PA 

Thank you to all participants who submitted to the Friends of Gettysburg Photo Contest! 

Active members will receive their 2015 calendar in the mail soon! To renew your membership and ensure a calendar arrives to you, please click here

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!

Stories and Photos

The Great Task Before Us

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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