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Remembrance Day Illumination

Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery

Gettysburg Foundation presents the 17th Annual Remembrance Day Illumination on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 from 5:30–9 p.m. in the Gettysburg Soldiers’ National Cemetery (weather permitting). The commemoration features a luminary candle on all 3,512 Civil War soldiers’ graves. The fallen soldiers’ names are read throughout the evening. Guests may enter the Cemetery through the gate at Taneytown Road or the gate at Baltimore Street. This non-ticketed event is free of charge and open to the public.


Support Gettysburg Foundation with a heartfelt donation for the Remembrance Day Illumination by sponsoring a candle in honor or memory of a loved one. A candle sponsorship is $18.63. Sponsorships will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.


Volunteer opportunities include setting up and cleaning up the luminarias, greeting guests, reading the names of Civil War soldiers and serving on the Honor Guard.


To sponsor a candle or request a volunteer assignment, email byingling@gettysburgfoundation.org or call 717-339-2148.

Date & Time

November 23, 2019

5:30PM - 9:00PM

Add to Calendar 11/23/201905:30 PM 11/23/201909:00 PM America/New_York Remembrance Day Illumination Gettysburg Foundation presents the 17th Annual Remembrance Day Illumination on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 from 5:30–9 p.m. in the Gettysburg Soldiers’ National... More info at www.susquehannalife.com/events/175047/remembrance-day-illumination Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery 97 Taneytown Road , Gettysburg, PA 17325 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery 97 Taneytown Road Gettysburg 17325 PA US

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