Gettysburg Daily

Killing Foliage in and near the Valley of Death

The National Park Service at Gettysburg National Military Park is finally attempting to get rid of some of the undergrowth/foliage that for years has quickly overtaken many parts of the battlefield. They have been spraying the foliage in an attemp[...]

Gettysburg’s Christ Lutheran Church Witness Trees Removed

The two witness trees that stood in front of (north of) the Christ Lutheran Church have now, except for the stumps, been completely removed. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 8:15 AM on Saturday, January 9, 2010. The Witness Tr[...]

Gettysburg’s Christ Lutheran Church Witness Trees Removal

Because of safety and liability concerns, contractors for Christ Lutheran Church, on Chambersburg Street, have begun to cut down the two witness trees that stood in front of (north of) the building. This view was taken facing southeast at approxim[...]

Another Baltimore Street Witness Tree

At 404 Baltimore Street is a large sycamore tree that was a witness to the Battle of Gettysburg and many events since the battle. It is located near the corner of Baltimore Street and Lefever Street. The building to the right (east) of the tree wa[...]

National Cemetery Witness Tree, Sickles Witness Fence Update

The Honey Locust Tree which was supposedly standing in 1863, is still standing in the Gettysburg Soldiers’ National Cemetery four months after it was struck by lightning. This view was taken facing east at approximately 4:30 PM on Monday, De[...]