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Top 15 Posts of 2013—Number 4: Gettysburg Memories: Field Trip

I’m in third grade. Hershey Elementary School. We all pile onto a row of big yellow school buses that rumble down Route 322 to I-83 to Route 15, which goes southwest from Camp Hill to Gettysburg. This is my introduction … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Memories: Family Time

My earliest memories of Gettysburg were the weekend days my father would pack my sister, brother, and me into the van and head up to the battlefield to give my saintly mother a breather from us. Each trip was different, … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Memories: Devil’s Den 125!

As California Civil War reenctors, we all had a lot to prove, especially to the perfectos on the East Coast. We got our chance twenty-five years ago at the 125th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. I think we did … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Memories: Nineteen Visits

Gettysburg has always been my favorite Civil War battlefield and I have visited it approximately nineteen times, to date. I have many favorite memories of this battlefield, from my first visit as an eight year old to my last visit, … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Memories: Field Trip

I’m in third grade. Hershey Elementary School. We all pile onto a row of big yellow school buses that rumble down Route 322 to I-83 to Route 15, which goes southwest from Camp Hill to Gettysburg. This is my introduction … Continue reading

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Remembering Gettysburg

Many of us had the chance to visit Gettysburg over the past week to observe and/or participate in activities related to the Sesquicentennial commemoration. It was a chance to add more unforgettable experiences to a long line of other memories … Continue reading

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