Gettysburg Daily

Temporary National Cemetery Parking Lot

While the old Cyclorama Parking Lot is being replaced (out of sight to the right of this view), a temporary parking lot has been established south of the National Cemetery. This lot used to be used by employees of the National Park Service when the [...]

Cyclorama Parking Lot Update

A number of trees are being removed in the area of the Cyclorama parking lot. We took two panoramas yesterday, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, to give you the latest update. You can compare them to our panoramas from previous days (click[...]

What is the Purpose of Reconstructing the Hancock Avenue Gate?

Welcome to the next battle of Gettysburg. What should be the appearance and purpose of this and any other National Military Park? As part of the Cyclorama parking lot deconstruction there will be a structure placed along the Taneytown Road. It is th[...]

2nd Co. Massachusetts Sharpshooters Monument Cleaned

The 2nd Company “Andrew’s” Massachusetts Sharpshooters monument, situated along “The Loop” on the Stony Hill on the southern end of the Gettysburg battlefield. In the right of frame is the monument to the 110th Pennsylv[...]

National Cemetery Parking and North Cemetery Ridge Updates

The Cyclorama Center still looms in the background, pending an environmental assessment and planning process. The monument to the 126th New York Infantry is in the left of frame behind the Ziegler’s Grove sign and the base of the monument to B[...]

Powers Hill Tree Removal Part 5

Today we will be taking a look at the progress in the clearing of trees from Powers Hill. This photo was taken from the Baltimore Pike. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 5:00 PM on Tuesday, February 21, 2012. See previous related[...]

Lincoln Statue on Gettysburg Square Restored and Returned

Today we’ll take a look at the recently returned statues of Abraham Lincoln and a modern-day tourist/speech reader in the center of downtown Gettysburg. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 5:10 PM on Wednesday, February 15, 2[...]

The Klingel House: Restoration Update

The Daniel Klingel House along the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg National Military Park. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 4:15 PM on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Previous coverage on the restoration work performed on the Klingel[...]

Gettysburg National Military Park Cannon Shop: Part 2

National Park Service volunteer Barb Adams hand-paints a carriage in the Gettysburg National Military Park Cannon Shop. In the first year of Gettysburg Daily, we visited Barb in the summer of 2008 at the High Water Mark. This view was taken at appro[...]