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Family Day at Spangler

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Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Gettysburg Foundation Professional Leadership Development
488 Blacksmith Shop Rd
Gettysburg, PA

Join the Gettysburg Foundation for a free day of history and exploration at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital. The local community and visitors to Gettysburg are invited to experience history and explore the 80-acre historic George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital.

Family Day features family-friendly programming, including stories about the civilian role during and after the battle and the Spangler family, information about Civil War medicine with a Civil War Wheeling (Rosecrans) ambulance reproduction on display and a treat from local favorite Mr. G’s Old-fashioned Ice Cream.

Guests can interact with living historians on-site throughout the day:

Historic Gettysburg-Adams County (HGAC) will be on-site presenting historic barn preservation. HGAC interprets the design, construction and use of the iconic Pennsylvania Bank Barn and discusses the restoration that revived the historic barn.

Free and open for the public to enjoy.

Guests may drive to the property located at 488 Blacksmith Shop Road, Gettysburg, where limited on-site parking will be available.

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