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How to park and shuttle to Pickett's Charge march

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GETTYSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

The National Park Service is encouraging visitors to Wednesday Pickett's Charge Commemorative March to park in the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center bus parking lot, at 1195 Baltimore Pike, or the North Cemetery Lot along Taneytown Road.

Shuttles will be available from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. to take visitors who wish to participate in the march.

Return shuttles will not be available to take visitors back to West Confederate Avenue, the starting point for Pickett's Charge. Gold Line shuttles will be available from the South Cemetery Lot after Pickett's Charge, returning visitors to the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center and satellite parking.

For those who wish to view the march from the Union Battle line, the Gold Line shuttle will be available from the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center to the Ranger positions along the Union battle line on Cemetery Ridge, adjacent to Hancock Avenue.

To ensure the efficient flow of traffic and to provide parking for visitors attending the East Calvary Battle Overview Hike, East Calvary Field Avenue will be a dedicated one-way route traveling from west to east from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on July 3. Parking is only available along Gregg Avenue.

For more information go to www.npw.gov/gett or call 717/334-1124.

 

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