The GBPA Board of Directors has adopted an exterior design for the planned General Eisenhower
Education Center on former retail property adjacent to the Historic Daniel Lady Farm on Hanover Street.

The Board acquired the property in 2017. The primary meeting room is mostly completed. 

Since 1959, as development...

Battlelines Newsletter -October 2018 Issue

The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association is awaiting responses from the Straban Township
Planning Commission and the Township Supervisors after presenting them with a letter detailing its objections to proposed development plans between Route 30 (York Pike) and Route 116 (Hanover Pike).

The development would devour property that was known as...

Battlelines Newsletter - June 2018 Issue

The Vermont House of Representatives and Senate in May formally adopted a resolution (J.R.S. 59) supporting the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association’s effort to preserve what remains of the Camp Letterman hospital site.

“We are thrilled, that a state government is backing a large part of our campaign to preserve a...

Battlelines Newsletter - February 2018 Issue

It’s just over one month away --- the 15th Annual Civil War Preservation Ball in the glory of the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building Rotunda --- 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, March 10.

Dedicated to assisting the Pennsylvania Gettysburg Monuments Project, the ball help fund repairs and maintenance of the...

Battlelines Newsletter - November 2017 Issue

It will be a few months before it starts to go into service, but the GBPA has acquired the commercial property just west of the Historic Daniel Lady Farm.

The one-acre property on Hanover Street includes three combined structures; a house, small retail section and a large warehouse.

The house...

Battlelines Newsletter - May 2017 Issue

The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association is continuing its campaign to preserve battlefield and Camp Letterman land east of the borough from extensive commercial and residential development.

GBPA  said that the numerous agencies involved have made progress in identifying the challenges such development would present to the nearby Gettysburg National Military...

Battlelines Newsletter - January 2017 Issue

For its final event for 2016, the Historic Daniel Lady Farm repeated its involvement as a participating site in the annual Holiday House Tour and Tasting sponsored by the Inns of the Gettysburg on Dec. 10.
The Lady Farm again proved popular as more than 300 tour participants filed through...