Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Historic Gettysburg-Adams County (HGAC)
488 Blacksmith Shop Road
Join the Gettysburg Foundation and Historic Gettysburg Adams County on Saturday, Sept. 3, for a free day of family-friendly history and exploration at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital at 488 Blacksmith Shop Road, Gettysburg. Family friendly programs run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Historic Gettysburg-Adams County (HGAC) presents information on historic barn preservation. HGAC interprets the design, construction and use of the iconic Pennsylvania Bank Barn. HGAC volunteers are on hand to discuss the George Spangler Farm’s restoration in the past decade—from a dilapidated structure in danger of collapse to a visage of its original glory—that revived this important, tangible component of American history.
Other events at family day include: Living History | Civil War Band Performances | Civil War Medicine | Spangler Family Stories | Civil War Era Games | Local Favorite Mr. G’s Old-fashioned Ice Cream
Visitors may drive directly to the property located at 488 Blacksmith Shop Road, Gettysburg, and park on site.