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.
The 2020 Spring Seminar will kickoff on Friday evening, May 1 at 6:30pm with participant registration and a reception at the Gettysburg Heritage Center at 297 Steinwehr Ave. Beginning at 7pm that evening, Licensed Battlefield Guide Tony Nicastro will establish the seminar theme of engagements and events often overlooked and perhaps not considered at Gettysburg. Tony will review topographical and terrain assumptions held militarily in 1863 at Gettysburg.
The body of this seminar will kickoff the next day on Saturday, May 2nd at 8am at the Hilton Garden Inn with a light breakfast and coffee. Field presentations include bus transportation commencing at 8:30am.
Saturday, May 2nd Schedule:
8:30am - Licensed Battlefield Guide Jim Hessler will present "I'll lead you this time boys!", the Battle of Hunterstown
10:30am - Honorary LBG Dean Shultz will present "East of Rock"
Noon - Lunch at the Hilton Garden Inn
1pm - Licensed Battlefield Guide Chris Army will present "West of Willoughby Run & The Fight for the Harmon Farm"
3pm - Licensed Battlefield Guide Jim Hueting will present "The Action at the Bliss Farm: Or Making a Molehill out of a Mountain?"
4:30pm - Summary comments and final wrap up at the Hilton Garden Inn
Registration and advanced payment is required and can be completed online here. All activities of May 1 and 2 are included with registration fee.