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Living historian demonstrates Civil War field hospital to visitors.

Living History & Historic Barn Preservation

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Time: 10 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.

Price: Free admission & timed shuttle tickets with Museum & Visitor Center ticket purchase OR Timed shuttle tickets Adults (13+) $9.75/Youth (6-12) $4.75/Children (0-5) Free


Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA

Join the Gettysburg Foundation Friday – Sunday, June 24-26, 2022, for living history and barn preservation presentations at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital.

Interact with living historians of the 17th Corps Field Hospital exhibiting and demonstrating Union Civil War medicine, including pill making, nursing, nutrition, medicines, medical instruments, a pocket and capital amputation kit. Sick call demonstrations reflect the types of illnesses seen daily during the war.

On Sunday, June 26, Historic Gettysburg-Adams County (HGAC) will be on-site. HGAC interprets the design, construction and use of the stunning expression of an iconic, vernacular architectural form—the Pennsylvania Bank Barn. Representatives of HGAC 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.

Admission and timed shuttle tickets for the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital are included with your purchase of a Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience ticket at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Visitors also have the option to purchase single timed shuttle tickets for admission to the historic site.

Shuttles depart the Museum & Visitor Center Friday through Sunday every 20 minutes starting at 10 a.m. with the last shuttle departing the Museum & Visitor Center at 1:40 p.m. The last returning shuttle to the Museum & Visitor Center departs the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital at 3:20 p.m.

For timed shuttle tickets, call 877-874-2478 or visit

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