Plan Your Gettysburg Trip


living historian Civil War surgeon presents to visitors

Summer Weekend of Living History at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital

Last Date:

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

Price: Free admission/shuttle tickets with your Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience ticket | Single admission & shuttle tickets only: Adults/$9.75, Youth/$4.75, Children Free


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

Visit the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital where living historians make history come alive as you explore the meticulously restored historic site, with original buildings from the 1863 battle.

Featuring the Blue & Gray Hospital Association: Civil War living history and educational organization teaches the public about Civil War medicine and the roles of caregivers, medical staff, orderlies and ambulance corpsman, as well as the civilian nurses and field relief.

Friday-Sunday Program Schedule:

Sunday Historic Barn Preservation Presentations:

Historic Gettysburg-Adams County (HGAC) will be on-site presenting on historic barn preservation. 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.

Open 10 a.m. – 3:20 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, access to the historic site is via timed shuttles. Shuttle ticket free with your purchase of a Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience ticket at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Or single shuttle tickets available. Shuttles depart the Museum & Visitor Center.

Get the Gettysburg, Pa Inspiration Guide

Check out our Inspiration Guide online or have us send you one. Have an immediate question? Call us at 1-800-337-5015

Get the Guide

Free Destination Gettysburg Planning Guide

Events Calendar

Check out our unique festivals, fairs, exhibits, theater, & concerts.

View Calendar