Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association.
About the Main Monument
When was it dedicated? November 19, 1965.
What is it made out of? Marker: granite. Plaque: Bronze.
Who made it? Erected by the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association.
What does it depict? Stone marker with bronze tablet affixed to the front.
What does it honor? Land donations by the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association.
How is it inscribed? Reads,
This land and other portions of this battleground, fought over by brave men of a nation divided, is now part of Gettysburg National Military Park, through the agency of the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association and the collective generosity of patriotic people of a nation united. Voluntary contributions made possible the preservation of this soil, forever consecrated as a memorial to the American courage and devotion to principle of the men who struggled here. This tablet dedicated November 19, 1965 by the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association.
When was this photograph taken? June 6, 2011.
Where is it located? Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325. West Howard Avenue.
Is this monument located along the NPS Auto Tour route? Located on the extended tour that includes Barlow’s Knoll.
Has this monument been moved or changed? This monument has not been changed or materially altered.
Other Commemorative Monuments at Gettysburg
Cavalry Field Monument – GAR Monument – Gettysburg Address Monument – Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association – Gettysburg National Military Park – High Water Mark Monument – Masonic Monument – MOLLUS Monuments – Pardee Field Monument – Peace Light Monument – Soldiers National Monument – Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy – Womens Monument