The official Gettysburg ‘kick-off’ event is on April 29 & 30. On Friday, April 29 we will have Living History Encampments at the Lutheran Theological Seminary (7-9 pm), and ‘Meet the Generals’ in Lincoln Square (7.30 pm) followed by a luminary at 8 pm, and ‘Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital’ (8.30 pm) at Christ Lutheran Church.
The Brickhouse Inn Bed and Breakfast will be a great lodging base for participating in the events building up to the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
On Saturday, April 30, the Living History encampments continue (10 am-5 pm), and over the same time period there will be ‘Historic Church Walking Tours’. At 11 am there will be s skirmish at the Seminary. At 4 pm there will be a skirmish at Baltimore Street ‘Defending Cemetery Heights’. At 7 pm there will be a ceremony at the Pennsylvania Monument, followed by a Cannonade of 150 volleys, concluding with Taps.
For details see the Gettysburg CVB website www.gettysburg.travel.com