Category Archives: Gettysburg Art

Creating a new Lincoln

Monument specialists at Gettysburg National Military Park and the NPS Historic Preservation Training Center are working in Gettysburg to prepare for the casting of a new life-sized bronze statue of a standing Abraham Lincoln for the Saint-Gaudens National  Historic Site, … Continue reading

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“Find Your Park” at Gettysburg

On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service (NPS) will celebrate its 100th birthday. To celebrate 100 years of stewardship, our goal is to connect with and create the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates. Programs and events … Continue reading

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“The Pen is Mighter than the Sword” – Gettysburg and the Poetry of Battle

Who among us has not heard the age-honored phrase “The pen is mightier than the sword?” Throughout the United States, April is designated as National Poetry Month.  Across the Gettysburg battlefield, as one reads the casualty statistics on the various … Continue reading

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Cleaning of the Gettysburg Cyclorama Painting Includes an Opportunity to Watch

  Beginning Monday, January 7, the Gettysburg Cyclorama painting will be getting a routine cleaning and the public is invited to watch. The Gettysburg Foundation and the National Park Service invite visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and … Continue reading

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Didn’t think there was a Frankenstein connection to the Gettysburg battlefield.  Read our guest post by Seasonal Park Ranger Chuck Teague and learn otherwise:    Valuable perspectives on the Battle of Gettysburg can be gained from many sources: official reports, … Continue reading

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