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Cemetery Ridge Witness Tree

Gettysburg, PA

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This witness tree is located on Hancock Avenue; the exact coordinates are: 39.810021, -77.236115.

A Witness Tree is a living tree that existed during the time of a historical event. In the video below Garry Adelman describes the famous tree on Cemetery Ridge at Gettysburg that lived through the events of Day 2 and Day 3 of the battle. 

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