College mentioned as housing location for Western PA family during commemoration

Gettysburg College was mentioned as the place a mother-son duo stayed during the battle anniversary in a July 10 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article.

From the Tribune-Review.

On this trip, the Splendores stayed at Gettysburg College, which once offered its main buildings as makeshift hospital wards for those wounded in the battle.

They explored a “Living History” encampment and activities tents, witnessed field demonstrations and observed the full-scale re-enactment of the battle.

The Splendores said seeing the battlefields and imagining the carnage and heroism that once took place was one thing, but witnessing the re-enactment was another.

Read more