- The Other Gettysburg Addresses: Presidential Orations at Gettysburg Part II
- The Other Gettysburg Addresses – Presidential Orations at Gettysburg
- Birthday Events at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site
- “I never saw men more resolved upon an accomplishment.” Lt. Colonel Franklin Gaillard Writes Home, Part 2.
- “We can whip three or four (of them) to one.” Lt. Colonel Franklin Gaillard Writes Home, Part 1.
Category Archives: Natural History
As we enjoy another winter here at Gettysburg National Military Park, the park staff invite you to remember that a winter’s walk on the Gettysburg battlefield offers a terrific opportunity to study topography as well as a time for quiet … Continue reading
On walks this week through Gettysburg National Military Park, I have encountered beautiful blooming Pennsylvania native wildflowers. These shots are from April 16 and 17, 2013 at Culp’s Hill, Power’s Hill and at the park Museum and Visitor Center. Spring only seems to … Continue reading
In the summer of 2000, the National Park Service started its long-term project to bring back missing features on the Gettysburg battlefield that affected the fighting. Since then, we have removed non-historic trees, re-established open fields and meadows, rebuilt miles of … Continue reading
Evening Campfire programs are the hidden secret to Gettysburg’s summer programs. They are a relaxing and enjoyable thing in the evening and are a very traditional program for the National Park Service. Rangers present these free programs on a wide variety … Continue reading
The Civil War generated countless journal and diary entries and in some cases these journals documented the natural world that surrounded the soldiers on both sides of the war. The following is an excerpt from Kelby Ouchely’s “Flora and Fauna … Continue reading
Every morning this week, the frost has been taking its toll on the wildflowers, grasses and other native plants growing around the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Visitors often ask us about the unusual landscaping around the … Continue reading