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The Destination Gettysburg Blog promotes the Gettysburg region as a place to learn, a place to rest and relax, and a place to have fun and enjoy the better things in life.

Where to Find Living History in Gettysburg

One of the best ways to experience history is to watch it come alive right in front of you. Living historians, encampments and presentations are found throughout Gettysburg starting in spring and usually ending late fall. Dedicated re-enactors embody famous generals, common soldiers and civilians who will engage with spectators giving them a deeper understanding of history. We’ve put together a list of living history hot spots where there’s a good chance you’ll find your favorite Civil War general leading drills or a platoon winding down after a days battle in an encampment.

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