Tag Archives: Gettysburg

Question of the Week: 4/26-5/2/21

In your opinion, what’s the most important piece of high ground at Gettysburg? And why is it important than others?

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Maine at War: March 2021

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in March at his blog, Maine at War: March 3, 2021: Super Horse meets his Gettysburg kryptonite As James Longstreet’s attack pounds III Corps at Gettysburg, Union artillery commander Lt. Col. … Continue reading

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Exploring Gettysburg with Sue Boardman (part six)

conclusion of a series We wrap up our series with Licensed Battlefield Guide Sue Boardman today on the backside of the Pennsylvania Memorial, where we tried to find what shelter we could from the wind that bedeviled us all day. … Continue reading

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Exploring Gettysburg with Sue Boardman (part four)

part four in a series The Gettysburg battlefield is, of course, covered with monuments and memorials. For the next stop on our tour of the battlefield, Sue directed us to the very heart of the July 3 battle: “The Angle,” … Continue reading

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Exploring Gettysburg with Sue Boardman (part three)

part three in a series When Licensed Battlefield Guide Sue Boardman and I explored Gettysburg recently, we had warm temperatures but gusty breezes. We wanted to stop on Little Round Top so Sue could talk about the pending rehabilitation project … Continue reading

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Exploring Gettysburg with Sue Boardman (part two)

part two in a series My trip around Gettysburg National Military Park with Licensed Battlefield Guide Sue Boardman continues. In today’s segment, we go from Pardee Field at the base of Culp’s Hill up to the top of the hill–Sue’s … Continue reading

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Adams County Historical Society Breaks Ground for New Home

The Adams County Historical Society (ACHS) broke ground last week on its new museum, archives, and education center. I happened to be in Gettysburg the other day and swung by the new location at 625 Biglerville Road. It’s an exciting … Continue reading

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Preserving the Story of One of the Most Famous Towns in America

Last night, we shared the exciting news from Gettysburg about a new home for the Adams County Historical Society (ACHS). The ACHS is launching a campaign to build a new $5 million Exhibit, Archive, and Education Center near Barlow Knoll. … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday (on Wednesday Evening): Adams County Historical Society to Build New Exhibit and Education Center

For Gettysburg fans, there’s big news this evening from the Adams County Historical Society (ACHS), which announced plans for a new $5 million Exhibit Gallery, Archives, and Education Center. “For more than 80 years, we’ve amassed a collection that tells … Continue reading

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FREE ECW Podcast: Gettysburg, Civil War Gifts, and More!

I never really get to start thinking about Christmas until my fall semester wraps up. And so it is again, finally, with grading nearly done, that I’ve come to the mid-December realization that, Holy crud, I need to get some … Continue reading

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