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Gettysburg’s Wills House: David Wills’ Law Office Part 2

An original broadside requesting bids for the removal of the bodies of United States’ soldiers to the National Cemetery at Gettysburg. The winning bid was $1.59 per body. This view was taken facing east at approximately 4:30 PM on Wednesday,[...]

William Patterson House Update

The walls are being reconstructed at the William Patterson House. This view was taken facing east at approximately 4:20 PM on Friday, May 22, 2009. The walls are now rising in the William Patterson House on the Taneytown Road. It is not very di[...]

Gettysburg’s Wills House: David Wills’ Law Office Part 1

David Wills’ Law Office is a space with few displays. The lack of displays doesn’t mean that some of them aren’t interesting. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 4:30 PM on Wednesday, February 18, 2009. We conti[...]

Gettysburg’s Christ Lutheran Church Part 5

On June 26, 1863, Confederates under Major-General Jubal Early occupied the town of Gettysburg. They began rounding up Gettysburg’s African Americans in order to take them to the South and into slavery. Those who were caught were lined up on[...]

Gettysburg’s Christ Lutheran Church Part 4

This is the bell of the Christ Lutheran Church on Chambersburg Street. The bell was installed when the church was constructed in 1836. The bell and its cradle had been purchased in 1836 for $240.50. This view was taken facing northwest at approxim[...]

Gettysburg’s Wills House Parlor: The South Wall

The south wall of the David Wills House parlor has two static displays and a video display over the fireplace. The door on the right leads to David Wills’ Office. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 4:15 PM on Wednesday, Fe[...]