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Remembrance Day Illumination

21st Annual Remembrance Day Illumination in Gettysburg National Cemetery

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Time: 5 - 9 p.m.

Price: Free and open to the public | Luminary candle sponsorships $18.63 each


Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
97 Taneytown Road
Gettysburg, PA

Join the Gettysburg Foundation in Gettysburg National Cemetery to commemorate the dedication of the National Cemetery of November 1863. This solemn event features a luminary candle on all of the 3,512 Civil War soldiers’ graves. Names of the fallen soldiers are read throughout the evening.

Sponsor a luminary candle in honor or memory of a loved one. The Gettysburg Foundation is accepting candle sponsorship purchases by phone, 717-334-2436, or online at through November 3, 2023.

The event is dependent on favorable weather conditions.

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