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3rd Annual “24 Hours on the Ridge”

Last Date:

Time: 5 p.m.


Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center
61 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA

On November 3 and 4, join us as we remain open to the public for a full 24 hours, filled with engaging activities and entertainment!

Friday, November 3

5:00pm – Welcome by Pete Miele, Executive Director – 2nd Floor
Evening – Rusty Dicks, Civil War Surgeon – 3rd Floor
5:15pm – Jake Wynn, “Major Jonathan Letterman: Revolutionizing Battlefield Medicine” – 2nd Floor
5:45pm – Sunset Cupola Tour
6:30pm – Addressing Gettysburg Live!—Matt Callery, Pete Miele, Codie Eash – United Lutheran Seminary Refectory
8:00pm – Luminaria – Seminary Ridge Historic Walking Trail
10:15pm – Living Museum – 3rd Floor
11:30pm – Midnight Cupola Tour

Saturday, November 4

12:00am – Movie Marathon: Glory, 12 Years a Slave, and Harriet – 2nd Floor
7:15am – Sunrise Cupola Tour
8:00am – Light Breakfast/Open House – Schmucker House
9:00am – “The Seminary Cellar Experience”—Basement Tours of Schmucker Hall
Daytime – Rusty Dicks, Civil War Surgeon – 3rd Floor
10:00am – Garry Adelman, “Speculation Run Amok: Fun with Gettysburg’s ‘What-ifs’” – United Lutheran Seminary Refectory
11:00am – Deb Novotny, “’Boys Keep the Colors Up’: Flag Stories at the Battle of Gettysburg – United Lutheran Seminary Refectory
12:00pm – Dominish Miller and Codie Eash, “The Gettysburg Seminary and York County” – United Lutheran Seminary Refectory
1:00pm – Rich Condon, “’The Rebels Are Coming!’ – The Department of the Monongahela During the Gettysburg Campaign” – United Lutheran Seminary Refectory
2:00pm – “The Final Attack: July 1, 1863” – Outdoor Walking Tour
3:00pm – Ashley Luskey, “Gettysburg’s Permanently Disabled Veterans” – United Lutheran Seminary Refectory
4:00pm – “The Seminary in the Battle” – Outdoor Walking Tour

*Schedule subject to change.

During this ambitious event, museum admission will be FREE, with donations toward the Giving Spree encouraged and appreciated.

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