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2019 News

A Gettysburg Christmas Festival Experience: “Holiday at the House”

November 30, 2019

On Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, visitors to “A Gettysburg Christmas Festival” have the opportunity to join us for holiday festivities at the Rupp House History Center, 451 Baltimore Street. “Holiday at the House” showcases 19th century holiday traditions and offers free admission.

Guests can visit with living historians from the 4th Virginia Company F for Civil War Activities in the Rupp House side yard. In addition, children can handcraft a gift to take home for their holidays.

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