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  1. June 2, 2014
    Evening Programs at the George Spangler Farm Civil War Hospital Site, June 6 - August 14, 2014

    The George Spangler Farm Civil War Hospital Site is one of the most intact Civil War field hospitals used during the battle of Gettysburg. During and after the battle the Spangler family’s homestead was occupied by the Union army’s Eleventh Corps who used the buildings and fields as a hospital for some 1,900 wounded Union and Confederate soldiers.

    The Gettysburg Foundation is offering several evening programs at the George Spangler Farm:

    Twilight Talks at
    The George Spangler Farm
    Thursday Evenings (June 19; July 17; August 14)
    7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Experience the Spangler Farm come to life at these special talks.
    Topics include:
    The Workings of a Civil War Hospital- June 19
    Armistead: His Life and Death- July 17
    A Nature Walk at Dusk- August 14
    Adults: $10 │ Youth 6-12: $3 │ Under 5: Free

    An Evening on the Farm
    Friday Evenings 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

    Hear the true, untold stories of the many wounded soldiers, the hardships of those who treated them and the struggles of the George Spangler family as their home was transformed into a field hospital.
    Adults: $15 │ Youth 6-12: $3 │ Under 5: Free

    Echoes of History
    at the George Spangler Farm
    Saturday Nights 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

    Venture into the night with a living historian for a candlelight program on the farm. Experience the extraordinary stories of the men and women who endured the ordeals of a Civil War field hospital.
    Adults: $20 │ Youth 6-12: $8 │ Under 5: Free

    The Spangler Farm is accessible by shuttle bus only from the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center located at 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg.  Tickets are required and may be purchased at the Ticketing Counter, or by calling (877) 874-248.  Tickets may also be ordered online at http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/194/summer-evenings