97 Taneytown Road
*The 2020 Remembrance Day Illumination event has been canceled.
This year’s commemoration will feature a virtual tribute with a reading of the fallen that will be posted on here and on Gettysburg Foundation’s social channels Saturday, November 21st.
Gettysburg Foundation presents the Annual Remembrance Day Illumination in the Gettysburg Soldiers’ National Cemetery (weather permitting). The commemoration features a luminary candle on all 3,512 Civil War soldiers’ graves. The fallen soldiers’ names are read throughout the evening. Guests may enter the Cemetery through the gate at Taneytown Road or the gate at Baltimore Street. This non-ticketed event is free of charge and open to the public.