Gettysburg College is honored to join the country in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.
While the commemoration spans four years (2011-2015), 2013 is an important year for Gettysburg, marking the 150th anniversary of the enactment of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg, and President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.
The College will sponsor events and programs throughout the commemoration, with a special focus on 2013.
Visit the Events page to see a full list of events on and off campus.
Gettysburg College: Witness to History historical app is a 1.2-mile historical walking tour that takes visitors through the Gettysburg College campus and the town of Gettysburg.
Individuals taking the tour and using the app will be able to witness the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of students, faculty, and townspeople during the summer of 1863.
The app also explores how the College continues to shape the memory of the battle, Civil War, and Gettysburg Address. The app is available in the Apple app store.
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