ALERT: Due to effects and power outages from Saturday’s storms, the Eisenhower home is closed. Shuttle buses continue operating for visitors to tour the grounds during this time. Learn more. Purchase shuttle tickets.

ALERT: Due to Saturday’s storms, debris and hazardous trees, Wright and Howe Avenues are closed. All other park roads are open. For updates, visit nps.gov/gett.

2020 News

18th Annual Remembrance Day Illumination

November 5, 2020

The Gettysburg Foundation presents the 18th Annual Remembrance Day Illumination on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, from 5:30–9 p.m. in the Gettysburg National Cemetery (weather permitting). EVENT CANCELED

The commemoration features a luminary candle on all 3,512 Civil War soldiers’ graves. The fallen soldiers’ names are read throughout the evening. Guests may enter the Cemetery through the gate at Taneytown Road or the gate at Baltimore Street. This non-ticketed event is free of charge and open to the public. EVENT CANCELED

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