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Special Hours and Tours of Lincoln Cemetery

Last Date:

1:00 PM

Price: Free


Special Hours and Tours of Lincoln Cemetery
Lincoln and Long Lanes
Gettysburg, PA

Join Lincoln Cemetery Project Association President Jean Green for a tour of historic Lincoln Cemetery during special hours commemorating the Fourth of July holiday. Jean offers insight into the burial site of nearly 450 members of Gettysburg’s Black community, including 30 Civil War veterans.  It’s Gettysburg history like you’ve never heard it before.

To better learn more of the stories about many of the citizens buried in the cemetery, click here for the Lincoln Cemetery Community Database. 

Tours run from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  When entering, please use the side gate located at Lincoln Lane and please show respect while visiting.

When visiting Lincoln Cemetery, one of the stops on the new Gettysburg Black History Trail,  pick up a brochure and learn even more about this community’s storied past.

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