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Category Archives: Gettysburg Art
One of most harrowing stories of the battle of Gettysburg is the experience of the 9th Massachusetts Battery. Told again and again through publications and by the monuments that mark the battery’s position at the park, it’s near destruction adjacent … Continue reading
The painting on the left is “The Armed Slave” by William Spang, painted in 1870. Officially known as “A Virginia Slave – A Hero of Harpers Ferry,” it is now on display in a new exhibit at Gettysburg National Military Park. … Continue reading
Gettysburg’s first exhibit of artwork focusing on Gettysburg and the American Civil War will open June 29. With Brush, Mold, Chisel, and Pen: Reflections on Civil War Art features some of the most celebrated artists of the 19th and early … Continue reading
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
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
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
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