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

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Close to 300 reenactors come to successful event

“Fall Farm Skirmish” a successful harvest for GBPA

Capping a 2018 season that saw a reduction in the number and size of reenactments generally, the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association successfully bucked the trend by staging the “Fall Farm Skirmish” Oct. 20 & 21 at the Historic Daniel Lady Farm. Units of the First and Second Regiments of the...

Annual Dinner at Herr Ridge

Big 60th Anniversary News at GBPA Dinner Nov. 16

(November 9) – This year's annual dinner of the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association will be at the Inn at Herr Ridge, also popularly referred to as Herr's Tavern on the evening of Nov. 16. The dinner is a recognition of GBPA efforts over the past year to carry on the...

Another strong turnout

Hundreds Roll in Readshaw's 18th annual ‘Ride to Gettysburg’

(October 11) -- The 18th Annual ‘Ride to Gettysburg’ held on Sept. 22 from Harrisburg drew several hundred riders from around the commonwealth, according to ride organizer, state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D- Allegheny. The event sponsored by the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (A.B.A.T.E.), supports the Pennsylvania Gettysburg Monuments...

Fall Farm Skirmish Coming

Battlefield land will host “Fall Farm Skirmish” Oct. 20 & 21

(September 20) – The Historic Daniel Lady Farm will be the setting for the Fall Farm Skirmish October 20 and 21 as units of the First and Second Regiments of the Federal Volunteer Brigade will face off with the 7th Louisiana Infantry and local Confederate forces in a live-action skirmish....

Motorcyclists Gearing Up

“Ride for the Monuments” will motor to Gettysburg Sept. 22

(September 11) – Motorcyclists from across Pennsylvania are gearing up for this year’s 18 th annual edition of the “Ride for the Monuments” from the State Capitol in Harrisburg to Gettysburg on Sept. 22. The ride, organized by the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE), benefits the Pennsylvania Gettysburg...

Family Fun Farm Frolic on Sept. 29

“Butter” not miss the GBPA’s Family Fun Farm Frolic at Historic Daniel Lady Farm Sept. 29

(September 6) – The Adams County 4H will team-up with the Rebecca Lady Society for a family-oriented “down on the farm” day on Sept. 29 at the Historic Daniel Lady Farm, 1008 Hanover Street in Gettysburg. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. that day, farm and service animals will be...

GBPA Letter Outlines 4 Areas of Concern

GBPA Gives Straban Twp. List of Concerns Questioning Proposed “Hallowed Ground” Development

(August 30) – The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association has given the Straban Township Planning Commission and the Township Supervisors a detailed letter outlining its concerns over proposed new development between Route 30 (York Pike) and Route 116 (Hanover Pike). The development encompasses property that was known as the Wolf Farm...
Events & Opportunities
Preservation, programs, and support

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

Upcoming Events

- Inn at Herr Ridge
This year's dinner will be at the Inn at Herr Ridge, also popularly referred to as Herr's Tavern. The dinner is a recognition of the...
- Historic Daniel Lady Farm
The Daniel Lady Farm will again be on the itinerary of the annual Holiday House Tour and Tasting sponsored by the Inns of the Gettysburg...
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.

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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.