9th Annual Remembrance Illumination
Saturday, November 19, 2011
On the anniversary weekend of the Dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and the Gettysburg Address, the Gettysburg Foundation lights over 3,500 luminary candles - one on each Civil War soldier’s grave in the National Cemetery - to remember and honor the sacrifices made by those who fought at Gettysburg. The candle lighting and reading of soldiers’ names is a solemn commemoration of the sacrifices made on this and other battlefields. For information contact the Gettysburg Foundation at 717-338-1243. Free to the public.
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center - Gettysburg Foundation & National Park ServiceSoldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike
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