2019 News

Adams County Community Appreciation Day on Presidents' Day

February 5, 2019



To welcome Adams County residents back to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, the Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg National Military Park invite residents to a Community Appreciation Day on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Adams County residents enjoy free admission to the Cyclorama painting, Film and Museum Experience at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.
 
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center Offers Adams County Residents Free Admission to A New Birth of Freedom Film, the Gettysburg Cyclorama Painting with Sound and Light Effects and the 12-Gallery Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War
Visitors can start with a film presentation of A New Birth of Freedom, immediately followed by the sound and light show on the spectacular 377-foot Cyclorama painting of Pickett’s Charge completed in 1884. Then visit the 12-gallery Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War. The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is located at 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Presidents’ Day Hours:  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.―the last film and cyclorama show will begin at 4 p.m.
 
Local visitors should be prepared to show proof of Adams County residence, e.g., a driver’s license, to obtain tickets.

On Feb. 18, 2019, the Eisenhower National Historic Site will offer free tours of the historic Eisenhower home. Tours of the home will be offered at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and will begin at the Eisenhower Reception Center. All visitors on Feb. 18 will have the opportunity to drive directly to the site for the tours. Limited parking will be available near the Eisenhower Reception Center. Visitors are asked to use the main entrance to the site on Millerstown Road and follow the signs for parking.

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