Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
Through the South Mountain Partnership Speaker Series, we aim to engage the public on contemporary conservation topics and challenges to create a society that values and supports the preservation of the rich natural, cultural, agricultural and recreational resources of the South Mountain region.
Local Pollinators and Honey
Wednesday, May 8th at 6pm
Join Messiah's Director of Sustainability, Brandon Hoover, as he discusses the importance of pollinators, the local honey industry and the role Messiah is taking to promote pollinators.
Appreciating the PA Craft Brew Industry
Tuesday, June 11th at 6:30pm
Shippensburg, Appalachian Brewing Co.
Dr. Alison Feeney, professor of geography and earth science at Shippensburg University, released a new book in 2018, For the Love of Beer. The book examines Pennsylvania's brewing history, geography and cultural richness while highlighting more than 100 of the state's thriving craft breweries. Come learn firsthand from Dr. Feeney about what makes PA, including the South Mountain region, so great for the craft brewing industry.
Combatting Illegal Dumping & Vandalism in a Forest Setting
Thursday, September 12th at 6:30pm
Caledonia State Park
In conjunction with DCNR and Keep PA Beautiful. Discover ways to fight illegal dumping and vandalism in a forest setting with a joint presentation by Michaux State Forest Ranger Todd Ottinger and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Program Coordinator Rob Dubas. Technical, social, cultural and financial aspects of the problem will be explored.
South Central, PA 17325