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. ​

Holiday Tour at Farm Cancelled

Historic Daniel Lady Farm Repair Plans Underway After Truck Slams Into Farmhouse

November 14 – The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association has swung into action to repair the farmhouse on the Historic Daniel Lady Farm in Gettysburg after a pickup truck slammed into the building on Saturday, Nov 11. Pennsylvania State Police report the accident happen around 10:15 a.m. when an elderly man...

The annual dinner takes place on Nov. 17th

Confederation of Union Generals Headline Annual Membership Dinner

September 17 – There will be more gold-fringed shoulder epaulets than one can shake a sword at on proud display at the annual membership dinner of the annual Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association dinner on Nov. 17, as part of Remembrance Day weekend activities in Gettysburg. Remembrance Day marks the anniversary...

Still time to register

Ride to Gettysburg - Message from Rep. Readshaw

You can still register for my annual "Ride to Gettysburg" The 17th annual "Ride to Gettysburg" is set for next Saturday, Sept. 23. My motorcycle ride is open to all interested riders and will be held rain or shine. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with a welcome ceremony at 12:15...

Event Nears $200,000 Milestone

17th Annual Ride for the Monuments Set for Sept. 23rd

The September 23rd Ride for the Monuments is expected to put the annual event close to a financial milestone. The Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (A.B.A.T.E.) began the ride to benefit the Pennsylvania Gettysburg Monuments Project in 2001 to support the campaign of state Rep. Harry Readshaw (D-Allegheny) by...

Happy 175th Birthday

Daniel Lady Farm Celebrates Important Milestone

It’s a quiet celebration; business as usual. The barn on the Historic Daniel Lady Farm in Gettysburg just turned 175 years of age. The German bank barn was built for Daniel and Rebecca Lady starting in the spring of 1842 and completed later that year. Construction began with the foundation...

The 44th Annual Artifacts Show

2017 GBPA Civil War Artifacts and Collectibles Show

It’s the last weekend in June, one week before the July 4th holiday and the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee’s annual battle reenactment. The weather is ideal. But Barb Mowery, President of the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association, is a bit disappointed as she helps oversee the opening of the organization’s 44th Civil...

Help us fight.

Petition to Save Gettysburg Hallowed Ground!

There are 3 options for you to take action to SAVE GETTYSBURG HALLOWED GROUND. Fill out the form on this page and send it to us with the message: SAVE HALLOWED GROUND. It will be added to our growing petition. We will not share your e-mail address other than it...
Events & Opportunities
Preservation, programs, and support

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

Upcoming Events

Closed until April
Please note: The farm is closed until April because of the recent vehicle accident.
- Pennsylvania State Capitol
Surrounded by the beauty and history of the Capitol Rotunda, the Civil War Preservation Ball benefits the Pennsylvania Gettysburg Monuments Trust. The trust helps fund...
Two-day Collectors Show
- Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center Allstar Expo Complex, 2634 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg
A major annual fundraiser for the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association, the Artifact and Collector’s Show is regarded as one of the best in the nation....
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


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.