9th Annual Remembrance Illumination

On Saturday, November 19th, we honor the Civil War soldiers who fought and died at Gettysburg with the 9th Annual Remembrance Illumination. The vigil will begin at 5:30 in the evening and over 3,500 luminary candles will be lit over the graves in the National Cemetery as the soldiers’ names are read. The solemn ceremonies will conclude at 9:30.

9th Annual Remembrance Illumination at dusk

To learn more, sponsor a candle, or volunteer, contact the Gettysburg Foundation at 717-338-1243 or visit their website.