Jun 7

“Ranger Site 1″ in the rear of the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitors Center. This view was taken facing west at approximately 2:00 PM on Monday, June 6, 2011.

In the past, we’ve covered ranger programs given in the ranger site areas located behind the Visitors Center. Recent problems with flooding in Ranger Site 1, pictured in the first image, has necessitated some landscaping work. To get more information on the Summer Ranger Program Series that take place this season please click here to visit the park’s website.

We walked from Lot 2 towards the Ranger Program Site location. This view was taken facing north at approximately 2:00 PM on Monday, June 6, 2011.

The sites where Ranger Programs are given is just to the left of this photograph. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 2:00 PM on Monday, June 6, 2011.

One of the more popular ranger programs that takes place for children takes place at Ranger Site 1. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 2:00 PM on Monday, June 6, 2011.

There has been a problem with water not draining from this area. This view was facing southeast at approximately 2:00 PM on Monday, June 6, 2011.

The landscaping contractors placed a layer of rocks under this mulch before we arrived. This view was facing west at approximately 2:00 PM on Monday, June 6, 2011.

One of the reasons the Rangers didn’t want to move the program site, especially for the kid’s program, is that the program takes place right off the back porch, making it easy for visitors to know that programs are happening. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 2:00 PM on Monday, June 6, 2011.

We hope that the National Park Service Rangers will see high attendance to all of their summer ranger programs throughout the season. This view was taken facing west at approximately 2:00 PM on Monday, June 6, 2011.


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