Spring Battlefield Foray – A Weekend of Special Hikes and Walks on April 23 & 24, 2016

I’m looking forward to this–the first battlefield walks of the year. If you’re around, you should attend.

The Blog of Gettysburg National Military Park

Hike to Seminary Ridge

On April 23-24, 2016, Gettysburg National Military Park will host their inaugural Spring Battlefield Foray, a special weekend of free hikes and walks that will focus on the organization, tools, and tactics utilized by the two armies that fought at Gettysburg. These hikes will bring together park rangers, historians, and licensed battlefield guides to provide a special and in-depth experience.

The programs will explore the battlefield on foot and provide an intimate view of the Gettysburg landscape and the soldiers of the two armies who fought upon it.
All programs are and open to the public. No registration is necessary. 

“April is a great month to explore the battlefield,” said Toni Dufficy, Chief of Interpretation at Gettysburg National Military Park. “Not only will these programs visit less explored areas of the park, they will also offer something new to students of the battle and the war.”

On Saturday, April 23, special programs include

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