The George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital
Living History and Special Program
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. The historic site is open for visitors Friday-Sunday, June 7-Aug. 11, and is only accessible via shuttle from the Museum & Visitor Center. Daily programs are offered. Special programs are offered some weekends. 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.
SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2019 Daily (Fri. – Sun.) Programs:
10:45 a.m. & 1:15 p.m. The Spangler Farm in 1863
11:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. An Army Field Hospital: The George Spangler Farm
Special Program: Lower level of the restored historic barn at 12:30 p.m. A Northern Soldier at Gettysburg...and His Stay at a Union Field Hospital: Features an Irish immigrant talking about his son’s experience.
Living History Encampments:
Patriot Daughters of Lancaster: Ladies aid society, formed after the firing on Fort Sumter, to provide money, food, clothing, bandages and supplies for soldiers serving in local companies of Pennsylvania regiments.
Chaplain Scott Sturdivant: Confederate Chaplain displays and discussions of an Army chaplains’ role during the war.
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 15, 2019
10:00AM - 3:30PM
Adult tickets $6/Youth tickets $2