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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150


Adams County Historical Society

Adams County Historical Society

About the Adams County Historical Society

The Adams County Historical Society's mission is to identify, preserve, and tell the stories of the people, organizations, businesses, and events that have shaped Adams County, Pennsylvania. As a result, the Historical Society is sometimes affectionately referred to as the county’s attic - a repository of rich, local, cultural heritage.

Programs and Services

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Inside the Society is the Battle of Gettysburg Research Center which holds, books, maps, and computer files related to the study of the battle as well as the Civil War. Included are computer files from from the Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides containing fully searchable PDF files of primary sources of Union and Confederate regiments in the battle.

Events Calendar

Want to learn more about The Civil War? Find an event near you.

Experience the Civil War

Get personal with the Civil War. Hear the Gettysburg Address, see Civil War artifacts and navigate the timeline and map.