History Programs

The study of history challenges students to explore a variety of sources as they gain a greater understanding of the past. The College's expansive history curriculum spans a wide range of periods and developments in the Western and non-Western worlds.

History is offered as both a major and a minor.

The Department also offers a Civil War Era Studies minor and a variety of special student opportunities unique to the Gettysburg College History Department.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

History News

History News Archive


Student Research

Mapping Gettysburg: Carlisle Street, East Side, 1920 by Elizabeth Amrhein '12


Faculty Author Series

Allen Guelzo


Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America Read More