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Close to 300 reenactors come to successful event

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

(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

(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-

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

(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

(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

Family Fun Farm Frolic on 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

(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...

Medical Aftermath coming at the end of August

(August 5) – After the armies of the Union and Confederacy moved south following the massive three-day
engagement at Gettysburg in July, 1863, the battle to address the human misery in the wake of the clash had just begun.

“Gettysburg: the Medical Aftermath,” running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

Award Winners Announced

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

(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,...