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May 2010
The Field Press
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It's Outta Here! 
Devil's Den RehabilitationDemolition crews tear down the comfort station located in the Devil's Den area of the Gettysburg National Military Park. 
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Rupp House
The Rupp House will welcome visitors for the 2010 summer season beginning Saturday, May 8.  Located at 451 Baltimore Street, hours expanded to include Friday evenings from 4-7 p.m.  Other hours are Saturdays from 11-7 and Sundays from 12-5 p.m.  The Rupp House offers members and visitors an opportunity to learn more about what life was like in July 1863 for John Rupp, his family and other civilians of Gettysburg.  It also promotes the Gettysburg Foundation's partnership with the National Park Service and benefits of joining the Friends of Gettysburg.  Staffed by Friends' volunteers, admission is free and select merchandise is available for purchase.  The next time you are in Gettysburg, please don't forget to stop by the Rupp House and visit us!  
Upcoming Programs
at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center
Join Licensed Battlefield Guide Sue Boardman for an "after hours" viewing of the Gettysburg Cyclorama Painting.
For more program updates, check our website
Witness Tree Pen #1Friends of Gettysburg Exclusive!
Exclusive to the Gettysburg Foundation, these handcrafted pens are made from the  storm- damaged honey locust tree that stood at Soldiers' National Cemetery.  Witness to the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln's immortal address and engraved with the words "Never Forget What They Did Here", these pens are a treasure for any Civil War enthusiast.  2 styles are available priced from $89.99.  Don't forget, Friends members receive a 10% discount!! To purchase this exclusive item, please visit our website

Witness Tree Pen Style #2

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BF and members at historic house