Please join us on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 7 P.M. for Gettysburg and the Great War.
This program will be held in the auditorium of Valentine Hall at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg presented by Sarah Johnson, a senior at Gettysburg College.
This program will focus on Gettysburg’s unique participation in the Great War from the home front. Compared to the detailed work being done on the town's Civil War history, shockingly little is known about the turbulent years of the Great War from 1914 to 1918. The draft, Liberty Loan campaigns, food shortages, and anti-German sentiment are major subthemes demonstrating ways a town three thousand miles away from the front could be inundated by war on a daily basis.
This program is free and open to the public thanks to the generous sponsorship from ACNB Bank.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does the Adams County Historical Society have a museum?
The Society's 3-D object collection is currently inaccessible. The collection is stored off-site while the Society is headquartered at the Wolf House. It is unknown how long it will be before the collections will once again be available for public viewing. However, portions of the Society's collections are on display at the Gettysburg Heritage Center and Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum.