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Prelude to Battle - 160 Years Later

Friday, June 30, 2023
7:00 pm8:00 pm
Prelude to Battle

“We may expect a battle both near and soon. God help us!” Sallie Myers, a local teacher, summarized the feelings of many Gettysburg residents on June 30, 1863. Join historian Tim Smith 160 years later as we examine the events that took place in the 24 hours leading up to the largest battle ever fought in the Western Hemisphere.

This free, non-ticketed public event will be held in the Battlefield Overlook Event Center.

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Any individual who financially qualifies, based upon level of income, may be granted free admission to the museum. The determination will be made by museum staff based upon that individual’s application for free admission.