The George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital Living History Programs
The Patriot Daughters of Lancaster & Chaplain Scott Sturdivant
Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to experience the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital throughout the 2019 summer season. Walk the grounds, hear the stories and feel the emotions of life – and death – at this historic farm suddenly transformed into a corps field hospital. Civil War era encampments are on site. Living historians from across the U.S. camp at the farm and provide visitors a glimpse of what happened there in 1863.
The historic site is open for visitors Friday through Sunday, June 7 through Aug 11, and is only accessible via shuttle from the Museum & Visitor Center. Daily programs are offered. Special programs are offered some weekends at 12:30 p.m. in the lower level of the restored historic barn.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019 Programs:
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. The Spangler Farm in 1863
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. An Army Field Hospital: The George Spangler Farm
1:15 - 1:45 p.m. The Spangler Farm in 1863
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. An Army Field Hospital: The George Spangler Farm
Living History Encampments:
Patriot Daughters of Lancaster
Chaplain Scott Sturdivant
Visitors have the opportunity to shuttle to the historic site free (upon request) with the purchase of a Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience ticket at the Museum & Visitor Center or purchase a single ticket to the site. For tickets, visit GettysburgFoundation.org or call 877-874-2478.
Visit GettysburgFoundation.org for information and reservations for tours, events and programs offered by the Gettysburg Foundation.
Date & Time
June 14, 2019
10:00AM - 3:30PM
Adult tickets $6/Youth tickets $2 OR Free upon request with the purchase of a Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience ticket