Gettysburg Historical Societies

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PhillyBite Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - Well known for the Gettysburg National Battlefield, The location of the turning point of the American Civil War, nowadays a part of Gettysburg National Military Park. The national park consists of Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center, displaying Civil War artifacts, and Gettysburg National Cemetery, where a memorial signifies the location of Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Gettysburg Address.


Adams County Historical Society - The Adams County Historical Society works to identify, preserve, and tell the stories of the people, organizations, businesses, and events that have shaped Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Borough of Gettysburg Historic Architectural Review Board - HARB regulates the construction, reconstruction, alteration, restoration, demolition or razing of buildings within the historic district of Gettysburg.

Eisenhower National Historic Site - Eisenhower National Historic Site is the home and farm of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Located adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield, the farm served the President as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders.

Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association - The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association is the oldest Civil War battlefield preservation organization in the nation. The GBPA has purchased and donated several hundred acres of land to the Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg College Civil War Era Studies - The Civil War Era Studies offers courses in all aspects of the Civil War Era including military, social, intellectual and political history.

Gettysburg Foundation - A non-profit philanthropic educational organization that operates in partnership with the National Park Service to preserve Gettysburg National Military Park and the Eisenhower National Historic Site, and to educate the public about their significance.

Gettysburg National Military Park - The Gettysburg National Military Park protects and interprets the landscape of the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. The National Park Service manages the park. Many of the park's artifacts displayed in the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor's Center.

The Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides - The ALBG is an organization of Federally licensed guides conducting tours of Gettysburg National Military Park. Tours are available year-round on all subjects related to Gettysburg.

Destination Gettysburg - Destination Gettysburg is a membership organization that promotes tourism for Adams County, Pennsylvania and supports members through marketing initiatives.

Evergreen Cemetery Association - Take a guided tour of the most historic cemetery in Gettysburg - Evergreen Cemetery - and learn about the notable people who are buried there including Jennie Wade, the only civilian killed in the Battle of Gettysburg.

The Civil War Roundtable of Gettysburg - The mission of the Civil War Round Table of Gettysburg is to promote and perpetuate the study of the American Civil War, with particular concern for its relationship to Gettysburg and the surrounding area.

Gettysburg College Civil War Institute - Civil War history through an interdisciplinary approach dedicated to public interpretation, historic preservation, public policy, teaching, and academic research.

Gettysburg Licensed Town Historians - The Gettysburg Licensed Town Historians, also known as Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides, specialize in providing walking tours of Gettysburg to individuals or groups of any size and age.

Seminary Ridge Museum - Located on Seminary Ridge, the museum exhibits connect individuals and groups to the dilemmas which led to the Civil War, provide a robust and personal view of the battle's first day, and show the work of one of the battlefield's largest field hospitals.

 

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