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.
Unlike most war-time Presidents, Abraham Lincoln was a hands-on Commander-in-Chief. Did he effectively prod his generals into action or did his meddling simply prolong the war, leading to additional casualties? This presentation will address the issue, including Lincoln's role in the Gettysburg Campaign.
Dr. Bradley M. Gottfried combines a long and distinguished career of outstanding leadership in higher education with an expertise of the American Civil War. After receiving his Ph.D. from Miami University, Brad became a full-time, tenured professor at the college level for eleven years before entering higher education administration. He ultimately served as President Chief Executive Officer of three colleges (University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac , Sussex County Community College and College of Southern Maryland) for almost 25 years. Gottfried has received a number of national and regional awards and recognitions. Brad retired in 2017 and is devoting his life to the study of the Civil War and the traits of effective leaders. As a historian, Brad has authored twelve books with more on the way. Among his Gettysburg titles are: Roads to Gettysburg, The Artillery of Gettysburg, The Battle of Gettysburg: A Guided Tour, The Brigades of Gettysburg and The Maps of Gettysburg.
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Gettysburg, PA 17325