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2020 News

National Park Service Offers Winter Programs - MARCH 22 EVENT CANCELED

February 5, 2020


The National Park Service (NPS) winter programs begin Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. This year Gettysburg National Military Park is offering both a lecture series and a reading adventures program for children (ages 4 to 10) and their families. These free programs are available at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center located at 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg.

Photos courtesy of the National Park Service

Winter Lecture Series
National Park Service rangers and historians present free hour-long talks that will examine a wide array of subjects related to the American Civil War and Gettysburg history. The lectures are held on Saturdays and Sundays from Jan. 11 through March 22, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. in the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Limited seating is available on a first come-first serve basis.

Winter Reading Adventures
The reading adventures begin Saturday, Jan. 4 and continue every Saturday through Feb. 29, 2020. The free programs include Park educators reading aloud and leading an indoor activity or outdoor adventure.

Visit NPS online for program schedule updates throughout the winter.