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Saturday Night Spotlight at the Gettysburg Heritage Center

Join the Gettysburg Heritage Center as we take a unique look at the Civil War, the people, and their culture most Saturdays Memorial Day to Labor Day. The spotlight will change each week, showcasing a different aspect of the Civil War. All programs are family-friendly! General admission is $10 per person, $6 ages 6-12, 5 & under are free. 

It is recommended to purchase tickets in advance, to secure seating. Tickets are available by calling the Gettysburg Heritage Center at 717-334-6245.  

Schedule of Presentations:


  • 15 - More Wounded Houses, More Shattered Lives. (Linda Clark)
  • 22 - Nathan Bedford Forrest. (Jim McGlincy)
  • 29 - Simon Cameron, Corrupt Politics. (Joe Mieczkowski, Licensed Battlefield Guide)


  • 5 - John Charles Wills: Reminiscences of the Battle of Gettysburg at the Globe Hotel. (Ben Neely, Adams County Historical Society)
  • 12 - Embalming the Dead & Mourning in the Civil War. (Don & Ruth Williams)
  • 19 - An Evening with Thaddeus Stevens & Lydia Hamilton Smith. (Thaddeus Stevens Society)
  • 26 - An Army Marches on its Stomach (Bill Hewitt)


  • 2 - Civil War in the West Photo Extravaganza. (Garry Adelman, Center for Civil War Photography)

Upcoming Event Dates

  • AUG 26
  • SEP 2

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