August 21, 2019

Gettysburg Battlefield and National Military Park

August 21, 2019 Bain 50+Center • 5470 Ruth Keeton Way ColumbiaMD  21044 View Map Organized by Howard County Goverment
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August 21, 2019
12:00 PM to 21:00 PM
Wednesday
Co-Ed

Bain 50+Center

5470 Ruth Keeton Way ColumbiaMD  21044
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The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Rebellion", Gettysburg was the Civil War's bloodiest battle and was also the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln's immortal "Gettysburg Address.? A local historian will provide a 2-hour in-depth tour as you make several key stops around the battlefield while enjoying the comfort of the air-conditioned tour bus. Also included is a tour of the National Park Visitor Center that hosts a world-class gift shop and museum of many Civil War artifacts. Lunch is available on your own at the onsite café. Moderate walking required. For information contact Tracy Adkins, 410-313-7279 or tadkins@howardcountymd.gov.


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