The Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts many educational and entertaining events throughout the year. Various authors, historians, living history groups and musical guests appear at the Heritage Center annually. It is our goal to enrich guests' visits through special programming, performances, and a variety of unique presentations.
Author & Artist Events:
Periodically throughout the year, visitors to the Gettysburg Heritage Center have the opportunity to meet various authors and artist. Visitors are able to meet the author/artist, purchase their work and have it personalized.
Sunday Morning Irregulars
11:00 am - Sundays
Join us each Sunday in January for a series of 60 minute history talks, hosted by Ken Rich. This series of winter lectures will be held in the conference room of the Gettysburg Heritage Center. The topics vary from week to week. The lectures are open to all, and free of charge. *If inclement weather, call ahead to verify the lecture is taking place.
January 7 - New York at Gettysburg.
Only Pennsylvania had more soldiers at Gettysburg. New York had more casualties than any other northern States. Join us for a lecture on the men from New York and their involvement in the Battle of Gettysburg.
January 14 - Gettysburg Myths
Gettysburg Myths, Coincidences and Untruths. We will discuss some of the stories that have developed over the years.
January 21 - Gettysburg Connections
18 Union States and 12 Confederate states had sons who served at Gettysburg. We will discuss some of the stories involving those states.
More dates & details to come....
Living History Camps
Most weekends*, April through November, the Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts complimentary Living History Encampments. Visitors are welcomed to actively learn by strolling through the camp, viewing drills and demonstrations, and engaging in conversation with historians. To find out more, visit our Living History page by clicking here!
Civil War Era Church Service
Chaplain Rene Kinard, and his wife Rommi offer non-denominational Civil War era Church Services at the Gettysburg Heritage Center on special event weekends. All services are open to the public, and begin at 10 am. Seating is limited, it is recommended you bring a lawn chair in the event all seats are filled.
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May 27 - Memorial Day
July 8 - Reenactment Weekend
September 2 - Labor Day
November 18 - Remembrance Day Weekend.