Gettysburg Then and Now

Gettysburg Then and Now

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Garry Adelman, along with colleagues Tom Danninger and Barry Martin, systematically located the camera positions of the 237 photographs included in the Annual Reports of the Gettysburg National Military Park Commission, 1893-1904. The trio arranged the photos into seventeen sections and present the images in a “then & now” format along with a history of the project and the Park Commission on their CD, The Gettysburg Park Commission Photos: Then & Now.
Downloadable Files
ZIPPart1HistoricImages.zip ZIPPart12HistoricImages.zip ZIPPart24HistoricImages.zip
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ZIPPart3HistoricImages.zip ZIPPart14HistoricImages.zip ZIPPart26HistoricImages.zip
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John Burns' monument
GNMP: Then & Now Part 1
… these images provide a comprehensive view of the battlefield and the Commission’s work available nowhere else. Comparing the images to the same sites today speaks to the important issues of preservation, commercialization, monumentation, and the growth of the GNMP
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Grading Meredith Avenue
GNMP: Then & Now Part 2
In today’s post we show photographs taken on East McPherson’s Ridge.
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Garry Adelman on Little Round Top
GNMP: Then & Now Part 3
In today’s post, we show Howard Avenue and monuments for the Army of the Potomac’s Eleventh Corps.
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Garry Adelman giving a tour
GNMP: Then & Now Part 4
In today’s post we continue showing Then and Now photographs on Howard Avenue, this time on Barlow’s Knoll.
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Stone-wall Breastworks on Doubleday Avenue
GNMP: Then & Now Part 5
In today’s post we show photographs taken for the Gettysburg National Park Commission along Oak Ridge/Seminary Ridge.
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Garry Adelman
GNMP: Then & Now Part 6
In today’s post we show photographs of the July 1st battlefield along Forney’s Ridge, and where the east arm of McPherson’s Ridge ends near Oak Ridge.
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Evergreen Cemetery
GNMP: Then & Now Part 7
In today’s post of Gettysburg Then and Now photographs, Garry, Barry, and Tom present photographs taken in Evergreen Cemetery and the Soldiers National Cemetery.
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Itinerary Tablets, In Front of East Cemetery Hill
GNMP: Then & Now Part 8
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger present photographs on East Cemetery Hill.
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Foundation work of roadway on Seminary Avenue
GNMP: Then & Now Part 9
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger present photographs taken on Seminary Ridge near the Lutheran Theological Seminary.
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Garry Adelman, Barry Martin and Tom Danninger
GNMP: Then & Now Part 10
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger present photographs taken on Seminary Ridge near Shultz’s Woods and McMillan Woods.
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Path to summit of Big Round Top
GNMP: Then & Now Part 11
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Garry Adelman, along with Barry Martin and Tom Danninger show us photographs on Big Round Top.
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Garry Adelman
GNMP: Then & Now Part 12
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin and Tom Danninger show us where they matched up other old photos on Big Round Top.
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Warren Avenue West from Sykes Avenue
GNMP: Then & Now Part 13
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin and Tom Danninger match up photographs taken on Chamberlain Avenue, and the intersection of Wright Avenue, Warren Avenue, and Sykes Avenue.
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Bridge over Plum Run
GNMP: Then & Now Part 14
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger concentrate on photographs taken in the Valley of Death.
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Devil's Den
GNMP: Then & Now Part 15
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger focus on photographs taken in the area of Devil’s Den.
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Spangler’s Spring, foot of Culp’s Hill
GNMP: Then & Now Part 16
In today’s post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger present photographs taken on East Confederate Avenue and Spangler’s Spring.
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Garry Adelman at the Plum Run Pond, Slaughter Pen
GNMP: Then & Now Part 17
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger continue their presentation with photographs taken in the area of Spangler’s Spring and Geary Avenue.
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Retaining wall along Slocum Ave, from 150th NY monument
GNMP: Then & Now Part 18
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger present photographs taken in the Culp’s Hill area.
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Garry Adelman speaking with a group at Fort Stevens
GNMP: Then & Now Part 19
In today’s Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger present photographs taken on and near the summit of Culp’s Hill.
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Slocum Ave, section of Stevens' 5th Maine Battery
GNMP: Then & Now Part 20
In today’s Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger present photographs taken in the Stevens’ Knoll area.
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Garry Adelman leading a group of teachers at Antietam National Battlefield
GNMP: Then & Now Part 21
In today’s Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger present photographs more taken in the Stevens’ Knoll/Baltimore Pike area.
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Garry Adelman at the 20th Maine monument
GNMP: Then & Now Part 22
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger introduce us to photographs taken in the area of the Wheatfield and the Peach Orchard.
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Gutter paving on United States Ave
GNMP: Then & Now Part 23
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger contiue with photographs taken in the area of the Wheatfield and the Peach Orchard.
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Garry Adelman at Antietam National Battlefield
GNMP: Then & Now Part 24
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger show photographs taken in the area of East Cavalry Field.
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Garry Adelman speaking with a group at Fort Stevens
GNMP: Then & Now Part 25
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger show photographs taken in the area of East Cavalry Field.
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Garry Adelman on the Antietam National Battlefield
GNMP: Then & Now Part 26
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger show photographs taken in the area of East Cavalry Field.
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Garry Adelman
GNMP: Then & Now Part 27
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger show photographs taken in the area of Hancock Avenue and The Angle.
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Showing a photograph of the Trolley route near the Wheatfield
GNMP: Then & Now Part 28
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger show photographs taken in the area of Meade’s Headquarters.
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Garry Adelman at the Antietam National Battlefield
GNMP: Then & Now Part 29
In today’s Gettysburg Then and Now post, Garry Adelman, Barry Martin, and Tom Danninger show photographs taken in the area of Meade’s Headquarters.
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