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The Road to Gettysburg – First Saturday Walking Tour
  • May 7, 2022
  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine
  • 48 E Patrick St, Frederick, 21701
  • 301-695-1864
  • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • $15 for the general public but free for Museum members
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    Overview

    Join historian Jake Wynn on a guided walking tour of Downtown Frederick on Saturday, May 7 at 2:00 PM focused on Frederick’s role in the Gettysburg Campaign. Tickets are $15 and include admission to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in addition to the walking tour. Tickets are free for Museum members, but you must still reserve your spot. Reservations will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Click below to buy your ticket today.

    1863 marked the second time in as many years that Union and Confederate armies passed by Frederick en route to fight a cataclysmic battle. While surgeons and citizens in Frederick didn’t have endure as many hardships as during the Antietam Campaign, Gettysburg still had a great impact on the town. On this First Saturday walking tour, find out how people grappled with the destruction of property, the influx of wounded and more.

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