Founded in 1959, the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association continues its mission to preserve our American heritage.

Get involved to help with land preservation & advocacy, living history programs, lectures, seminars, site tours, and support of Scouting. ​

Award Winners Announced

GBPA Artifact and Collectibles Show in Review

July 4 -- With temperatures outside knocking on the century mark, Civil War enthusiasts were inside hoping to score come cool deals at the 45th Annual Artifact and Collectibles show sponsored by the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association on June 30 and July 1. Over the show’s run, including the Friday...

Pennsylvania House votes unanimously

Pennsylvania House Unanimous in Adding to GBPA Camp Letterman Preservation Drive

(June 25) – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted unanimously Thursday to adopt a resolution (H.R. 998) honoring the Camp Letterman General Hospital established in the weeks following the massive Civil War battle in Gettysburg. At Letterman, thousands of wounded Confederate and Union troops were gathered from area homes, barns,...

Civil War Artifacts Show Coming Up

Awesome 45th GBPA Artifact and Collectibles Show

- Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center’s Allstar Expo Complex
(June 17) -- Ever go to a museum and see a historic artifact behind a glass barrier and wish; “Wow, it would be great to be able to touch that, to hold something held by someone at a great moment in history.” You can at the 45th annual Civil War...

Music Historian at Historic Daniel Lady Farm beginning June 15

Music Historian Kent Courtney to Present American Music History Series

(June 11) Noted music historian Kent Courtney will present a series of concerts at the Historic Daniel Lady Farm beginning at 7 p.m. this Friday, June 15. The music and stories of Kent will guide a family-friendly walk you through American history. One of America’s most popular Civil War-era music...

Vermont House formally adopts resolution

Vermont Legislature Backs GBPA Letterman Preservation Drive

(May 17) – The Vermont House of Representatives and Senate have formally adopted a resolution (J.R.S. 59) supporting the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association’s effort to preserve what remains of the Camp Letterman hospital site. “We are thrilled, that a state government is backing a large part of our campaign to...

Upcoming Events

Big Season of Events at Historic Daniel Lady Farm

(April 9) – This year’s season at the Historic Daniel Lady Farm will be the most dynamic yet as the plans of the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association unfold on Hanover Street in Gettysburg. “Our goal this summer is to make the Historic Daniel Lady Farm worthy of more than a...

Preservation Ball Reaches Milestone

Civil War Preservation Ball passes $100k landmark

(April 4) – The 15th annual Civil War Preservation Ball held March 10 put the total amount of money raised for the Pennsylvania Gettysburg Monuments Project over dance’s history to more than $100,000. The Project provides funds for the repair and maintenance of the more than 140 Pennsylvania monuments and...
Events & Opportunities
Preservation, programs, and support

Join us at regular events, shows, and music at the Historic Daniel Lady Farm.

Upcoming Events

Open Every Weekend
- The Historic Daniel Lady Farm
Beginning April 14, 2018, except on Mother's Day, May 13th, the Historic Daniel Lady Farm will be open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays every...
Kent Courtney at the Farm
- The Historic Daniel Lady Farm
Let the music and stories of Kent Courtney walk you through history. This talented artist has been featured North and South of the Mason Dixon...
Kent Courtney at the Farm
- The Historic Daniel Lady Farm
Let the music and stories of Kent Courtney walk you through history. This talented artist has been featured North and South of the Mason Dixon...
- Historic Daniel Lady Farm
The weekend program explores what the people of Gettysburg experienced in the days and weeks following the 1863 battle in coping with the wounded, dying...
- Historic Daniel Lady Farm
The weekend program explores what the people of Gettysburg experienced in the days and weeks following the 1863 battle in coping with the wounded, dying...
- Historic Daniel Lady Farm
On September 22 and 23, the Historic Daniel Lady Farm will host a cavalry reenactment for the first time. The scenario from the war’s Western...
Annual Motorcycle Ride
- Commonwealth Avenue behind the State Capitol in Harrisburg
Funds from this annual motorcycle ride sponsored by the Alliance of Bikes Aimed Toward Education (A.B.A.T.E.) benefits the Pennsylvania Gettysburg Monuments Project and the GBPA’s...
The Historic Daniel Lady Farm
Scout Camping on the Historic Daniel Lady Farm
Scout Camping on the The Historic Daniel Lady Farm
The Historic Daniel Lady Farm

Since 1999, the GBPA has owned, restored and operated the historic 146-acre Daniel Lady Farm on the Old Hanover Street. The farm served as Major General Edward Johnson’s staging area for the Confederate attack on Culp’s Hill, and was used as a Confederate Field Hospital during the battle. The Historic Daniel Lady Farm staff offers tours, camping for reenactors and scouts, living history demonstrations and educational workshops.

Living History

Reenactors, Boy Scouts of America Venture Crew 1861, Scout Camping, and the Education Center

Preservation

Help us in the preservation of the historic Gettysburg Battlefield.

Become A Member

Join the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association and now enjoy free admission to the Daniel Lady House and Hospital tours and more.