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Gettysburg National Military Park
David Madison
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Gettysburg National Military Park

Notable Memories, Experience History, Walk where they fought

Background

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center is the place to begin your visit to the battlefield. Here visitors will find information on how to visit the park and what to see around Gettysburg.;

Where to stay

There are a number of great places where your unit can stay.  It comes down to availability and distance.

McMillan Woods

Daniel Lady Farm

BSA Camp Tuckahoe

BSA Camp Conewago

 

What to do

Visitors Center

Ghost Tours

 

What to earn

The New Birth Freedom Council has created a series of trails and activities that can be hiked and visited to give Scouts a greater perspective on the battle at Gettysburg.  Fullfilling each of the activities outlined in the New Birth Freedom Gettysburg Heritage Trails program enables the Scout to earn a segment of a patch series.  The program is described here and includes the following elements:

  • The National Visitor Center
  • The Billy Yank Trail
  • The Johnny Reb Trail
  • The Eisenhower National Historic Site
  • The Historic Gettysburg Trail

 

 

 

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