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. ​

GBPA matches federal funds to preserve monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park

Partners Support Monument Preservation

The Gettysburg Foundation and the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association (GBPA) have provided donations to match federal funds to preserve monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park. Thanks to partner support and federal funding from the Helium Act, a total of $188,129 is available to do repairs and preservation maintenance for more...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Farmhouse Reopening

Damaged Daniel Lady farmhouse to re-open for start of 2018 season

(March 29) – Five months after a runaway pickup truck smashed through the side of the farmhouse on the Historic Daniel Lady Farm in Gettysburg, the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association has announced that extensive repairs are wrapping up and the house and adjacent barn will open for the 2018 season...

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...
Events & Opportunities
Preservation, programs, and support

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

Upcoming Events

Open Weekends Apr.-Nov.
- The Historic Daniel Lady Farm
The Historic Daniel Lady Farm is open for tours on Saturdays in April through November. Watch for special events in our Events section. 11 a.m....
- Historic Daniel Lady Farm
The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association will be presenting its second annual FALL FARM SKIRMISH on hallowed ground at the Historic Daniel Lady Farm, 1008 Hanover...
- Historic Daniel Lady Farm
The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association will be presenting its second annual FALL FARM SKIRMISH on hallowed ground at the Historic Daniel Lady Farm, 1008 Hanover...
Annual Motorcycle Ride
- Commonwealth Avenue behind the State Capitol in Harrisburg
The 19th Annual Ride for the Monuments from Harrisburg to Gettysburg is sponsored by the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (A.B.A.T.E.). It supports the...
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.