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HGAC is a non-profit organization formed in 1975 to spearhead and coordinate efforts to preserve and restore the historic heritage of Adams County's townships and boroughs.
Congratulations to HGAC's House Restoration Award and Barn Preservation Award Winners!
At the Annual Meeting of the HGAC Board of Directors, four awards were given.
The 2022 House Preservation Award went to Jeff and Stephanie Shaara for their work on the circa 1900 house
"Red Patch" on West Confederate Avenue in Gettysburg. For more information click here
The 2022 Barn of the Year Award went to David and Cynthia Salisbury for the Scott Barn in Freedom Township.
The 2021 Barn of the Year Award went to the Ditzler Barn in Biglerville, home to the National Apple Museum and
the Biglerville Historical and Preservation Society.
'The 2020 Barn of the Year was awarded to the Cornerstone Barn, owned by Kathleen Reilly and Parry Baer in
Franklin Township. For more information on the barn awards, click here
EDUCATIONAL SPEAKERS' PROGRAMS:
Click here for program schedule.
Tuesday, August 16 at 7 p.m.
Fights for the Flag at Gettysburg: It was a great honor to carry the regimental flag. Join Licensed Battlefield Guide Deb Novotny as she shares some of the stories of brave soldiers, both North and South, as they captured or defended their flags
Click Here For News About SUMMER AT THE SPANGLER FARM. Join us at the Spangler Barn every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 12 to August 14, plus two Family Days on Saturdays September 3 and October 8.
Click Here for UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TOURS AT THE MCALLISTER MILL SITE NEAR GETTYSBURG. Tours run every Saturday at 11 a.m. through August.
HGAC in the News!
HGAC's partnership with Gettysburg Area High School students to create new signs for Civil War Hospital sites around the area was featured in the Gettysburg Times on Friday, May 20. Read all about it here
Help needed for Civil War Hospital Sign project!
HGAC is seeking volunteers to serve on its Hospital Sign Task Force and to help install new signs at Civil War Hospital sites. Click here for more information