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 around the world.

History is offered as both a major and a minor.

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