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Battle of Gettysburg Family Programs


Time: Various Times


Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100
Gettysburg, PA

Family Programs

While all programs are family-friendly, these have been specifically developed for families with children ages 4 to 14 in mind.

10:00 A.M. – Family Program:“Build It, Paint It, Mold It” (45 Minutes)
Children ages 4 to 14, and their families, will learn about the battle action in and around Little Round Top on July 2, 1863 and will then have the opportunity to build the barn and other landscape features with Legos, paint the scene with water colors, or mold one of the nearby monuments with modeling clay.
Meeting location TBD.

1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Hands-On History Experience
Stop by the Group Lobby of the Gettysburg NMP Visitor Center anytime between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. for an interactive hands-on experience.Group Lobby, Gettysburg NMP Museum and Visitor Center.

Twilight Lantern Walk: Cemetery Ridge

Join National Park Service Interpreters for these special walks and discover the stories of those who offered up their lives upon these fields 160 years ago. Learn about who they were, why they served, and who they left behind.
8:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
Meet at the National Cemetery Parking Lot.

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