Gettysburg Daily

150th Anniversary First Battle of Manassas Part 1

One of our goals on the visit to Manassas National Battlefield was to capture scenes in the final hours of daylight on July 21st, the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas. The location is Henry Hill. The monument to Thomas J. “Sto[...]

Some Parking Changes at the New Visitors Center

The Gettysburg Foundation has changed the accessibility of some parking spaces at the new Visitors Center. Included in this change are many more handicapped spaces in Lot #1. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 11:15 AM on Sunday,[...]

Winter Guiding and the Johnny Reb Cannon

This weekend was “Charm School” weekend when potential guides are trained on giving tours of the battlefield. One of the instructors, Rich Kohr, is BASICALLY taking a break from his arduous duties with Remco’s Johnny Reb Cannon wh[...]

Lincoln Statue

The life-sized bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln on display outside the Gettysburg Visitor Center was sculpted by Ivan Schwartz. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 5:40 PM on Wednesday, July 21, 2010. Thousands of visitors have b[...]

The Sickles Award 2009

In first place, with 25.5% of the total # of votes cast, the winner of the first annual The Sickles Award: Comfort Suites Hotel on South Cemetery Hill. Thank you to everyone who voted in our first annual The Sickles award. With 25.5% of the total [...]

First Day for Museum Ticket Prices at the New Rates

The Gettysburg Foundation is raising prices at the new Visitor Center Museum. The Adult price for the film/museum/Cyclorama will go from $7.50 to 10.50 (a 40% increase). Senior Citizens/Military prices go from $6.50 to $9.50 (a 46% increase). Yout[...]

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,[...]