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Living History at Children of Gettysburg 1863

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Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Children of Gettysburg 1863®
451 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA

Visitors to Gettysburg’s interactive children’s history museum can interact with living historians when the Gettysburg Foundation hosts the Patriot Daughters of Lancaster, living history presenters in the side yard of Children of Gettysburg 1863.

Hear documented stories from civilian reenactors about the Patriot Daughters of Lancaster, a ladies’ aid society formed after the firing on Fort Sumter in 1861. Guests learn about the original group’s mission to provide money, food, clothing, bandages and supplies for Union soldiers.

Free and open to the public.

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