Official Gettysburg 150th Kick-Off in April
Published April 8, 2011
Friday April 29, 2011 marks the official Gettysburg 150th kick-off event! This commemorative event will mark the advancement of Union and Confederate troops into Gettysburg, followed by living history encampments at various locations throughout Gettysburg, reenactment skirmishes and a formal evening program.
Events will start at 7pm on Friday evening and run until 8pm on Saturday evening. Events include Historic Church Walking Tours, a Kick of Ceremony at the Pennsylvania Monument, musical performances and much more.
Don’t miss the highlight of this event, a cannonade of 150 cannon shots to salute the men and women who fought in the American Civil War.
Come out and experience history for yourself. You won’t want to miss this!
Here’s a complete schedule of events for the official kick-off event as well as information on other Gettysburg 150 events.