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John Burns: "The Hero of Gettysburg"

Sunday, September 3, 2023
1:00 pm2:00 pm
625 Biglerville Rd.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

On July 1, 1863, John Burns left his Gettysburg home and joined in the fighting west of the town. He was wounded and captured but survived the battle to become one of the famous civilian warriors in American history. Join historian and author Timothy H. Smith as he relates the story of “The Hero of Gettysburg" during his free, public talk.

This event is free and open to the public.

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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.