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Here’s what’s happening around Gettysburg on July 2

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Gettysburg’s 150th Anniversary Commemoration Features more than 200 events, tours, programs and exhibits.

Here is a snapshot of some of the activities happening today, July 2:

  • Annual Battle of Hunterstown Commemoration:

The Historic Tate Farm

1975 Shrivers Corner Road, Hunterstown

Understand the Impact that the Battle of Hunterstown had on the battle taking place in Gettysburg just a few miles away. Take a walking tour at 11 a.m. of the battle sites, engage with live historians and understand the full story behind the battles of the Gettysburg Campaign.

  • 150th Re-enactment of the Battle of Hanover:

Sheppard Farm

1750 Westminster Road, Hanover

The 150th Re-enactment of the Battle of Hanover will commemorate the 1863 engagement that delayed J.E.B. Stuart’s return to Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia¬† during the Gettysburg Campaign. Gates open at 1 p.m. and the battle begins at 6 p.m. The action will be narrated by author J. David Petruzzi.

For a full list of all programs along with event details, visit