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The 17th Corps Field Hospital

The George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital

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 Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 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 28, 2019 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


Living History Encampment: 17th Corps Field Hospital: Exhibits and demonstrations of Union Civil War medicine includes pill making, nursing, nutrition, medicines, medical instruments including a pocket and capital amputation kit, and daily sick call illnesses.


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 28, 2019

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Add to Calendar 06/28/201910:00 AM 06/28/201903:30 PM America/New_York The 17th Corps Field Hospital Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to experience the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital... More info at www.susquehannalife.com/events/166869/the-17th-corps-field-hospital Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center 1195 Baltimore Pike , Gettysburg, PA 17325 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center 1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg 17325 PA US

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877-874-2478

Adult tickets $6/Youth tickets $2 OR Free upon request with the purchase of a Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience ticket

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