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The George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital Hosts the Carlisle Brass Band in Concert

May 23, 2022

The Gettysburg Foundation will host the Carlisle Brass Band in concert at the historic George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital on Friday, June 17, 2022, at 6 p.m.

The Carlisle Brass Band plays all-brass music in the British tradition of brass bands. Directed by Bernie Pitkin, the 30-member ensemble is part of the Carlisle Town Band organization, based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The band has been performing music continuously since 1900.

Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy the concert, it lasts about 90 minutes. You may drive directly to the property and park on-site. The gate will open at 5:30 p.m. to explore the meticulously renovated and restored original buildings at this historic site. The George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital is located at 488 Blacksmith Shop Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Event is weather permitting.

For information and tickets for exhibits, tours, events and programs offered by the Gettysburg Foundation, call 877-874-2478 or visit