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Levi Battery
01-26-2007, 07:50 AM
Thanks to the National Park Service, The Eastern Re-enactors Association and the 57th NC Vol. Inf. Co A

Jan. 24, 2007--Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower
Historic Site have announced a number of additions and clarifications
to their 2007 calendar of events at the park during the annual season
of major tourism. Other activities sponsored by the town and various
civic groups will be going on during the same period, and the
contacts at the bottom of this calendar should be consulted by those
planning trips to the area.

April 22 "Friends of Gettysburg" Annual March for Gettysburg

A fund-raising walk for battlefield preservation sponsored by the
Gettysburg Foundation. To register, call the Gettysburg Foundation at
(717) 338-1243.

May 5 Doors Open Gettysburg

Visit a number of historic buildings, on the battlefield and in town,
that are normally closed to the public. Held in conjunction with the
Gettysburg Foundation. Free. For information contact the call the
Gettysburg Foundation at (717) 338-1243.

May 28 Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies

140th Annual Memorial Day observances. Parade at 2 p.m. followed by a
ceremony in the Soldiers' National Cemetery.

June 2 Annual "Friends of Gettysburg" Volunteer Work Day

Sponsored by the Gettysburg Foundation. For information and to
register call the Gettysburg Foundation at (717) 338-1243.

June 9 Interpretive Summer Season Begins

Includes a full range of FREE Ranger conducted programs, walks,
tours, campfire programs, living history programs, children's
programs and Battle Walks offered everyday through August 11. ( These
dates are subject to change).

June 16 Greater Gettysburg Brass Band Festival

The Wildcat Regimental Band will present a workshop on the history of
the American Brass Band Movement, along with a grand concert in the
afternoon at the Cyclorama Center. The Band of the California
Battalion will present a concert at the Pennsylvania Memorial in the
evening. Free.

July 1-3 144th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

A series of special National Park Service Ranger-Conducted Battle
Walks. Free.

August 11 Last day of the Interpretive Summer Season

(Subject to change

August 25 13th Annual Civil War Music Muster

Civil War brass bands, fife
and drum and parlor music are presented in concert on the Cyclorama
lawn followed by a concert at the Pennsylvania Monument in the early
evening. Free.

September 15-16 World War II Weekend

A living history encampment at the Eisenhower National Historic Site.
Featuring Allied soldiers, a German camp, and World War II vintage
jeeps and trucks. Saturday, 9-5; Sunday, 9-4. Included in site
admission. Both shuttle service and, weather permitting, on-site
parking available this weekend only.
(717) 338-9114.

November 17 Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies

An annual event held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Address
anniversary. A parade of Civil War living history groups begins at
1:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

5th Annual Remembrance Illumination, Soldiers' National Cemetery
Sponsored by the Gettysburg Foundation. Luminary candles will be
placed on each Civil War grave as a testament to the sacrifices made
here in 1863. For information contact the Gettysburg Foundation at
(717) 338-1243.

November 19 144th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

An annual
observation with brief memorial services in the Soldiers' National
Cemetery at 9:45 a.m.. Sponsored by the Lincoln Fellowship of

December 1-31 An Eisenhower Christmas

The Eisenhower home is decorated in the traditions of the
Eisenhowers. Some original decorations and Christmas cards will be on
display. Included in site admission. (717) 338-9114.

This Calendar Will Be Updated. Dates and Events are subject to change.

For further information on park events, contact Gettysburg National
Military Park at (717) 334-1124, ext. 431. Also visit:

For information on the Eisenhower National Historic Site call (717)
338-9114 or visit: www.nps.gov/eise

For information on community activities and attractions, contact the
Gettysburg Convention and Visitor Bureau at (717) 334-6274 or 1 (800)
337-5015 or visit: www.gettysburg.travel


01-29-2007, 06:12 PM
Can you confirm te dates for the reenactment for me. Everything I have seen said the 6,7, &8 of July and you have posted it as the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd.

Levi Battery
01-30-2007, 07:30 AM
I will contact some friends of mine who provided me with this information and will get back with you

01-30-2007, 08:28 AM
Three days of Destiny, 144th Anniversary event, July 6-8. This is from the ad that they have out.

Hope this helps, take care