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President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the planning of the Soldiers' National Cemetery and the Dedication Ceremony. Hear the civilians' stories of what they saw and heard those two days in November 1863. A Town Changed Forever! A Nation is reborn!  

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Night at the Museum, 1863 Various date in October, November & December

The Gettysburg Heritage Center museum will come to life with first-person accounts of the battle of Gettysburg. Throughout the museum, you will hear messages of courage and strength - that through dark there is light.  

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Dedication Day - Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address   November 19th  10:15am

November 19, the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address and the Dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery.  At 10:15am, the day's events will begin with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Soldiers' National Monument, followed by the Dedication Day Program at the rostrum in the Soldiers' National Cemetery at 10:30am. Lincoln portrayer George Buss will recite the Gettysburg Address and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service will hold a naturalization ceremony for citizen candidates. 

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Christmas in Gettysburg

A Gettysburg  Christmas Festival  December 6-8, 2019 Join us in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for an unforgettable holiday experience. Kick off the holiday season with food, entertainment, art and fun for the entire family. Join the downtown Gettysburg shops, attractions and restaurants for a Christmas celebration you won't want to miss. Visit the festival website for an up-to-date schedule of events.   Free shuttles depart from the Wyndham Gettysburg/Courtyard Gettysburg 

An Eisenhower Christmas: Visit the Historic Eisenhower farm to experience President Dwight "Ike" and Mamie Eisenhower's holiday decorations in their home near Gettysburg. 

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House  Celebrate the wonderful holiday season at the historic Jennie Wade House. Enjoy a step back in time as you visit this house decorated in the Civil War era traditions. 

Annual Holiday Tuba Carol Festival  December 13, 2019  Tuba players from around the country will join together to play Christmas carols on historic Lincoln Square in Gettysburg, Pa. The public performance will take place at 7:00 pm at Lincoln Square in downtown Gettysburg, in front of the Gettysburg Hotel. 

Gateway Sunday Race Series: Appalachian Brewing Co.

KEGNOGG Jog 5K  Sunday, December 15, 2019  9AM
Dress in your favorite Santa outfit and show your Christmas spirit.

Race Sponsor: Appalachian Brewing Company 
Race Venue: Gateway Complex  in Gettysburg!
Race Location: Southeast corner of Routes 15 and 30 in historic Gettysburg, PA  70 Presidential Circle    Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Car Shows

Our beautiful 100 acre campus has ample space to host car shows. Are you a car enthusiast?

Upcoming  car shows:
*****Rolls Royce June 21-28, 2020

Past car shows:
*New England Corvette Caravan  August 22-25, 2019  Click here for website.
*Delaware Valley Region CCCA Grand Classic  May 2-6, 2018: Click here for website.
*Early Ford Model A Cars?  Watch the video of the Modal A Restorers Club Tour (MARC) that departed our campus August 3, 2017.
*NAMGBR's MG 2018  June 17-22, 2018: Click here for website.
*Antique Automobile Club of America AACA Eastern Spring Meet - Chesapeake Region July 11-14, 2018: Click here for website.
*2018 Olds National July 31- August 5, 2018: Click here for website.
*Keystone State Motorcycle Skills Competition and Safety Seminar (taking place at Battlefield Harley Davidson) October 11-13, 2018
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*Riviera Owners Association  June 25-28, 2019  Click here for website.
*Pontiac Oakland Club International Convention    July 16-21, 2019   Click here for website.
*Cadillac & LaSalle Club October 21-27, 2019  Click here for website

Brunches 1863 Restaurant - Year Round

What better way to celebrate the holidays than with family. Start your family tradition in 1863 Restaurant located in the Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel. Our festive  holiday brunches are sure to please the entire family.
Reservations suggested  717-339-0020 x6019 or email us
Visit our website: www.1863RestaurantandLounge.com
Events of Wyndham Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Farnsworth House: FREE Property Tours

Enjoy FREE property tours of the Farnsworth House! Staring at 2pm, explore the attic, cellar and main level of the home. Learn the crucial history that the house played during the battle of Gettysburg. Explore Sweeney's Tavern as well as Camp Tiger during this 90 minute tour! Meet your guide at the Farnsworth House Inn sign on Baltimore Street 15 minutes prior to staring the tour!   For list of FREE dates: Click here for more information

Destination Gettysburg - Year round

Visiting Gettysburg, Pennsylvania can be a trip of a lifetime or an easy weekend getaway. Our rich history - which includes the Gettysburg Battlefield and so much more - will entice you to come, while our recreation and recent culinary resurgence will make you linger and return.
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Living History Camps at the Gettysburg Heritage Center

The Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts Civil War Living History Camps most weekends, April - November.  Civil War reenactors set up camp on the front lawn of the Heritage Center, and offer visitors a glimpse into life during the war.  The groups perform various drills and demonstrations, and are available to answer questions from visitors.  The groups vary from weekend to weekend. Free and open to the public! 
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First Fridays -  Every 1st Friday of the Month 2019

Take in special events and refreshments with approximately 45 businesses throughout Historic Gettysburg hosting special receptions, guest artists and authors, sales and later business hours. Look for the First Friday banner at participating Gettysburg area shops, galleries, restaurants and businesses. Visit the GARMA website for a list of participating businesses and special offers.