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150th Anniversary Battle of First Manassas Part 9

Confederate Brigadier General Barnard Elliot Bee Jr. (1824-1861) was one of the first general officers killed in the American Civil War. He was a native of South Carolina who graduated thirty-third in West Point’s Class of 1845. He was wounded[...]

North Gettysburg Trail Project Delayed

An unfinished section of the North Gettysburg Trail. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 5:50 PM on Wednesday, September 14, 2011. Construction delays due to storms and moving utility poles has set the completion date for the North[...]

Construction Update: September 1st

The photographer is standing on West Middle Street (Route 116), looking towards Seminary Ridge in the background. This view was taken facing west at approximately 5:50 PM on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. West Middle Street (Route 116) in Gettysburg is[...]

Construction Updates: Steinwehr Avenue and Old VC Parking Lot

The lamp-post, tree, and bench are part of the Steinwehr Avenue streetscape project. The Alexander Dobbin House is in the background. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:30 PM on Tuesday, August 23, 2011. The construction activit[...]

National Park Service Removes Fences Along Railroad Cut

Fence rails lay in piles along the Railroad Cut in Gettysburg National Military Park. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 3:30 PM on Thursday, July 28, 2011. As we reported back in June, the National Park Service responded to conce[...]

North Gettysburg Trail to Complete in September

Flaggers for Kinsley Construction stand along the Old Harrisburg Road/Business 15, just north of the town of Gettysburg on Thursday morning. The North Gettysburg Trail is in the top left portion of this photograph (two piles of gravel sit along the [...]

West Middle Street Construction: Update

The intersection of West Middle Street with West Confederate Avenue on Seminary Ridge. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 4:15 PM on Thursday, July 21, 2011. Back in March when we first updated you on the reconstruction of West Mi[...]

National Park Service Will Remove Fences Along Railroad Cut

The fences pictured here were erected earlier this month along the north and south side of the railroad cut in Gettysburg National Military Park. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 2:45 PM on Friday, June 17, 2011. Responding to c[...]

Summer Construction Update: Steinwehr Avenue Traffic Islands

Summer construction continues in Gettysburg — recent changes include concrete islands at the intersection of Baltimore Street and Steinwehr Avenue. This view was taken facing north at approximately 7:30 PM on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Visitors[...]