Top 10 Gettysburg events, attractions

Top 10 Gettysburg events, attractions

•Major re-enactments June 29th and 30th (at Bushey Farm) and July 4-7 (at Redding Farm), with 10,000-plus re-enactors on the field.

•Commemorative ceremony, Gettysburg: A New Birth of Freedom, June 30, followed by procession to Soldiers' National Cemetery to see more than 3,500 luminaries on soldiers' graves. Free.

•Pickett's Charge Commemorative March, July 3. Free.

•Gettysburg National Military Park Museum's "Treasures of the Civil War Exhibit," opening June 16.

•George Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital Site tours for 12 weekends, May 24 to Aug. 18. Free.

•Seminary Ridge Museum grand opening, July 1.

•Sacred Trust: History talks, book signings by leading Civil War authors, June 29 and 30, July 5-7. Free.

•Battle Anniversary Park Ranger Programs including Civil War Living History Camps, Voices of the Battle evening programs, Kids and Family activities tent, kid-friendly battlefield tours and 150th anniversary Junior Ranger patches. Free.

American Civil War Museum's Cornets and Cannons battle of bands, July 5, climax Celebrate History Music Festival. Free.

•First-ever screening of "The Gettysburg Story," July 5 (free), and Dinner and a Movie with Director Ron Maxwell of "Gettysburg," July 6.

—Diane Stoneback

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