Civil War  |  Park Day Volunteer Opportunity

Park Day @ Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg

Upcoming Event
Saturday, April 15, 2023 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

401 Buford Avenue
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Meeting place
Meet at Lee's Headquarters on historic Seminary Ridge just west of downtown Gettysburg. Parking is on site. Meet at 9:00 am.
Planned Activities
Painting picket fences and outdoor landscape fixtures on the property.
History or Educational Activities
The historic Mary Thompson house, taken over by the Confederates during the battle and used by General Robert E. Lee as his headquarters, will be open to the public on Park Day. Volunteers will learn about the history of the house and view up-close the results of its 2014-2016 renovation.
Should I bring any tools or supplies?
Wear clothes suitable for outdoor painting. Gloves and hats are recommended.
Is there a rain date?
In the instance of inclement weather, Park Day will be cancelled.

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