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Smith’s 4th NY Restoration at the GNMP Monument Shop: Part 2

In yesterday’s post, we showed you how the National Park Service used this replica statue in Manchester, New Hampshire, to cast a new head and other pieces for the 4th New York Artillery monument. Here is a view of the wax mold we showed you y[...]

Smith’s 4th NY Restoration at the GNMP Monument Shop: Part 1

The newly casted bronze head to the 4th New York Independent Battery monument, on display at the Gettysburg National Military Park Monument Shop. This view was taken facing north at approximately 4:25 PM on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. Wednesday aft[...]

Unfinished Work North of Gettysburg

The monument to the 74th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment on West Howard Avenue in Gettysburg National Military Park. This view was taken facing east at approximately 8:00 AM on Friday, October 21, 2011. Back in July, we reported on the National Park [...]

Ball on Knap’s Culp’s Hill Monument Replaced Again

Once again, the “ball” has been returned to the top of the monument for Knap’s Pennsylvania Battery on Culp’s Hill. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 12:00 PM on Sunday, October 16, 2011. After another act[...]

New York State Monument Cleaned

This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 3:40 PM on Sunday, September 25, 2011. The New York State Monument in the Soldiers National Cemetery was cleaned for the first time since 1998. To wrap-up another rainy week in Gettysburg, weR[...]

National Cemetery Comfort Station Closed for Repairs

The National Cemetery Comfort Station, as viewed from the Baltimore Pike. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 5:50 PM on Wednesday, September 14, 2011. The only publicly accessible restroom within the National Cemetery is temporari[...]

Powers Hill Tree Removal: Part 2

The photographer is standing on the northeastern slope of Powers Hill. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 5:00 PM on Sunday, September 4, 2011. Rainfall this week has made flooding a concern in Gettysburg and the surrounding Adams[...]

Plum Run Valley Vegetation

The statue to Brigadier General Samuel Wiley Crawford in Plum Run Valley/Valley of Death. This view was taken facing north at approximately 4:30 PM on Sunday, September 4, 2011. We recently showed you some of the clearing of foliage taking place on [...]

Alabama Monument and New York State Auxiliary Monument Updates

The Alabama State Monument, located on Warfield Ridge in Gettysburg National Military Park along South Confederate Avenue. This view was taken facing west at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011. Last month, we showed you restoration [...]