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Law, Order, and the Old West: Scott Dyke '65, Wyatt Earp Expert

For most people, retirement means golf courses and more time with grandchildren. For Scott Dyke ’65, it means even more. Since retiring in the early 1990s, the political science major, psychology... Learn More


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2014 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Recognizes Guelzo, Johnson and Spielberg

The 2014 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, which includes an award of $50,000, will go to co-winners Allen C. Guelzo of Gettysburg College, for "Gettysburg: The Last Invasion," (Alfred A. Knopf) and Martin...

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The Lucky 13 of ’13: Top moments from the past year

2013 was yet another interesting, exciting, and successful year for Gettysburg College and our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends.

A new annual event to add to the list of well-loved...

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272 words: The Gettysburg Address 150 years later

On Nov. 19, 2013, the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior and a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian spoke to thousands at Soldiers&rsquo...

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Musselman Library: A trove of Civil War treasures

The Sesquicentennial Anniversary of the American Civil War (2011-2015) has been a notable time for Civil War buffs – and really anyone who appreciates American history. This period of historical...

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Alum pens book on Gettysburg Address in time for 150th anniversary

Once you visit historic Gettysburg, it is always with you. That is especially the case for Jared Peatman ’02, who recently released The Long Shadow of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, a book...

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Guelzo on Lincoln & test of American democracy in sponsored NY Times piece

Gettysburg College Prof. Allen Guelzo authored a piece that explores the Civil War's test of American democracy and Lincoln's affirmation of the American experiment in the Gettysburg Address  The...

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The Untold Story of the Gettysburg Address

The diary entries of Gettysburg College alumnus David Wills paint a picture of a serious, young man focused on his responsibilities as a student--studying the classics, practicing his debate skills....

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In advance of Dedication Day, Hancock interviewed on "Meet the Press"

Nine days before the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg College history and Africana Studies Prof. Scott Hancock was featured in a "Meet the Press" segment on the meaning and legacy...

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Photographic memories: William Frassanito '68 brings history to life

A story in The Washington Post this summer cited the many ways author and battlefield...

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Birkner examines Ike & Abe's principle, pragmatism in sponsored NY Times piece

Gettysburg College Prof. Michael Birkner '72 P'10 authored a piece on the similarly pragmatic approaches of Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Abraham Lincoln in their pursuits of human dignity for...

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College earns grants: Civil War teacher workshops, student-faculty research

Gettysburg College was recently awarded two grants that will both bring K-12 teachers to the College and battlefield to learn more about the Civil War and benefit student-faculty research in psychology...

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Recent grad creates historical garden with a community service twist

After Hannah Grose ’13 walked across the stage outside of Pennsylvania Hall, the environmental science major got to work turning her senior capstone from a mere research...

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College hosts Medal of Honor town hall forum Sept. 20; photo gallery

Gettysburg College hosted a town hall forum featuring three Medal of Honor recipients on Friday, Sept. 20.

The event was emceed by FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace, and took place in the...

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Remember vets' struggles: Jordan in College-sponsored NY Times piece

Gettysburg College Prof. Brian Jordan '09 authored a piece on the struggles of Union veterans and how their experiences can be applied to today's veterans that appeared in the Sept. 15 New York Times...

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Postcards from Gettysburg

Glimpses of Gettysburg 

With the commemoration over, here are some of the sights seen on campus and in town during the ten days of Gettysburg 150: Reflections of History...

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Junior reflects on “life-changing” internship during battle anniversary

Not many people can say that they had a chance to chat it up with General Robert E. Lee, interact with members of the media from around the world, and stand on some of the most hallowed grounds in America...

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150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg: Highlights and photos

The roads in Gettysburg are no longer packed with vehicles, media satellite trucks have fled the area, hotel vacancies have returned, and the booms that fill the air are likely thunder rather than cannon...

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What’s in a name? Avery Lentz '14 discovers he has deep historical roots

What’s in a name?

Shakespeare asked that question with regards to a rose, but in the last year Avery Lentz '14 found himself asking that question about his own name and was surprised to...

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The Confederate who came to dinner: The story of James Francis Crocker

Gettysburg College sent 207 alumni into the Civil War—a considerable number given that the entire host of alumni in 1865 totaled around 900. Only 99, however, were in actual combat service....

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Distinctive Programs

Gettysburg College offers distinctive programs that enhance the quality of the liberal arts experience for students:

Civil War Institute


Eisenhower Institute


Garthwait Leadership Center


Sunderman Conservatory of Music 


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