Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Gettysburg Park’s Winter Visiting Hours Begin November 1

From the National Park Service at Gettysburg National Military Park:

Gettysburg Park’s Winter Visiting Hours Begin November 1

Beginning November 1, 2008, Gettysburg National Military Park will change to its winter visiting hours, staying open to the public from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. daily, the National Park Service has announced. The winter visiting hours will continue through March 31, 2009. From April 1 through October 31, the park will remain open from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. daily.

During the winter visiting hours, park-approved special events such as the annual Remembrance Illumination and park sponsored public meetings would continue to be permitted. Certain park avenues will continue to be accessible 24 hours/day for vehicular through-travel only: Buford Avenue,Doubleday Avenue, Granite Schoolhouse Road, Howard Avenue, Millerstown Road, Reynolds Avenue, Wadsworth Avenue, West Confederate Avenue, and Wheatfield Road.

Fines for Closed Area Violations are $75. For more information contact Gettysburg National Military Park at (717) 334-1124, or visit the park web site at www.nps.gov/gett


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