Gettysburg Daily

Redding Lane: Pipes Removed from 1930s Boundary Fence

The National Park Service recently removed piping from an older era along the park’s western boundary at McMillan Woods and Redding Ln.The privatley owned Brown’s Ranch, A.P. Hill’s headquarters during the battle, sits at the end o[...]

Wall Rehab with NPS Volunteer Bob Resig

Bob Resig has volunteered at Gettysburg National Military Park for almost twenty years. Today he’s rebuilding a wall along the Wheatfield Road.This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 11, 2017. We ran i[...]

East Cemetery Hill Restoration Update: Hillcrest Place Property

Drone footage taken from above the Civil War Trust’s property on East Cemetery Hill in Gettysburg [no sound].This video was taken on August 5, 2016 by Garry Adelman and Jim Drey of the Civil War Trust. The National Park Service banned citizens[...]

Lee’s Headquarters: Civil War Trust Restoration Part 3

The Thompson House along the Chambersburg Pike, west of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Tomorrow morning, Friday, October 28, at 11:30 AM, the Civil War Trust will cut the ribbon and allow the public to walk through the house. This image was taken at appr[...]

Lee’s Headquarters: Civil War Trust Restoration Part 2

This map shows the location of the 1863 structures at the Thompson property, acquired and restored by the Civil War Trust. This image courtesy of the Civil War Trust. Our host for this series is Licensed Battlefield Guide Garry Adelman (right), alo[...]

Lee’s Headquarters: Civil War Trust Restoration Part 1

On October 28th, the Civil War Trust will cut the ribbon on the widow Mary Thompson house, also known as Lee’s Headquarters. We’ll show you some of the progress before the property is opened to the public. Our thanks goes out to the Civi[...]

Triangular Field Controlled Burn

On September 7th the National Park Service performed a controlled burn at the Triangular Field area near Devil’s Den. Some parts of the burn appeared to be very effective. We walked around the area before and after the burn to take some panora[...]

Fox and National Cemetery Parking Lot

We know how you missed panoramas on the weekend (we kid — those posts aren’t coming back). Except today you’re probably dying to see the most recent update on the National Cemetery Parking Lot. Scroll down for the most recent panora[...]

1960s National Cemetery Parking Lot “Retaining Wall”

As part of the National Park Service’s professed goal of turning the Gettysburg Battlefield back to its 1863 appearance, this 1960s era wall will remain in place at the National Cemetery Parking Lot. This view was taken facing southwest at app[...]

East Cemetery Hill Civil War Trust Project Update

The Civil War Trust is steadily working on tearing down a structure that they purchased on East Cemetery Hill’s Hillcrest Place – today we’ll check in with LBG Garry Adelman to update us on the progress. The flank markers to the 10[...]