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SEP 28

Famous G.A.R. Bean Soup Sale

Enjoy HGAC's famous Bean Soup recipe for Ham and Bean Soup, slow cooked in an iron butcher kettle over a wood fire, served with fresh Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwiches. Started by members of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) in the 1890's, this year the event will take place on the same day as the Gettysburg Outdoor Antiques Show on Saturday, May 18th, and Saturday, September 28th. Following the authentic recipe, using mid-nineteenth century utensils and methods including a cast iron kettle over a wood-fueled fire.

Order your soup and pulled pork sandwiches early in the morning and volunteers will deliver them to your downtown Gettysburg location at lunchtime on the day of the events. Or come during lunchtime to purchase your items at the G.A.R. Building, which will offer the added convenience of indoor dining. If you are interested in learning about how these comestibles are prepared, or would just like to partake in a little taste of history, please come join us for lunch and cooking demonstrations outside the G.A.R. Hall located at 53 E Middle Street in Gettysburg.

Sales of coffee and a variety of pastries will begin at approximately 7 am. Bowls and quarts of bean soup, pulled pork sandwiches and drinks will be available by approximately 11 am and continue until we run out.
All proceeds of our sales and additional donations will help fund HGAC's preservation efforts in Adams County, as well as the upkeep of our historic GAR Hall. Join us for an HGAC tradition! Prices are as follows:
Coffee and a pastry - $3
Soup - $4 per bowl and $8 per quart
Pulled Pork Sandwich - $6 each
Soda, water, or coffee - $1 each

"Lunch Deal"  - $10 (consisting of a bowl of soup, sandwich and drink choice)  


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