Gettysburg Itinerary

Gettysburg Itinerary for students visiting March 23rd to March 26th from MC2 Charter School in Manchester, NH.

Gettysburg Itinerary (NOTE: Subject to Change)
3/23/14 – 3/26/14

Sunday March 23, 2014

2:30 – Arrive Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center

5:00 – Depart Gettysburg N.M.P Visitor Center for Hotel

5:15 – Check in at Hotel

6:00 – 7:00 – Joyride up the Chambersburg Pike (Cashtown Inn, First Shot)

7:00 – 8:30 – Supper at Dobbins House (potentially be earlier in evening)

8:45 – Goodnight!

Monday March 24th, 2014

Off the Beaten Path Tour

6:00 – Willoughby Run Tour – Walk down by 26th NC Monument and do map reading

6:40 – Depart Willoughby Run for Sunrise on Seminary Ridge Observation Tower
7:10 – Return to hotel
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Breakfast
7:30 – Breakfast at Hotel
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Plan for July 1, 1863

8:15 – Depart for Lutheran Seminary Discussion (note: or Cashtown Inn/First Shot if needed)

Depart Seminary (or First Shot) for McPherson’s Ridge (Buford’s monument)
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McPherson’s Ridge

EQ – Did General Buford select good ground?

Depart McPherson’s Ridge for Railroad Cut

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Railroad Cut

6th Wisconsin and Rufus Dawes (Gettysburg History Channel)

Depart McPherson’s Ridge for Oak Ridge
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Oak Ridge

EQ – Should civilians be repaid for damages caused by war?

Depart for Barlow’s Knoll

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Barlow’s Knoll

EQ: Do/Does immigrants/immigration positively or negatively impact our military?

Depart for Stratton St (Besides the Fire Station)

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Amos Humiston and Coster Avenue Mural

EQ: How did news/photography impact society during the Civil War?

Depart for Lunch at Ernie’s Lunch – 58 Chambersburg St Gettysburg PA

Lunch – Ernie’s Lunch (Note: Cash only!!!!)

Depart Ernie’s Lunch for Downtown/Shopping
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Downtown/Lincoln/Shopping

Lincoln arrives at Gettysburg

Depart Downtown for Sunset Parlor Ice Cream
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Sunset Parlor Ice Cream/Plan for July 2nd

EQ: Was Lee’s language to take the high ground if “practicable” too vague?

Depart Sunset Parlor Ice Cream for position of the 3rd Corps then go to Peach Orchard
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Position of the 3rd Corps/Peach Orchard

EQ: Did General Sickles save the Union Army at Gettysburg?

Depart Peach Orchard for Union Line (position of 2nd Corps)
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Position of 3nd Corps/Wheatfield/Rose Woods/Jacob Weikert Home

EQ: What role did spiritualism/faith play in the Civil War?

Depart Union Line for Jacob Weikert Home
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Jacob Weikert Home

EQ: How did civilians play a role in the Battle of Gettysburg?

Depart Jacob Weikert Home for Wheatfield

EQ: Did the 5th NH effectively repulse the Confederate advance?

Depart Wheatfield for drive through Rose Woods (potentially investigate) to Devil’s Den
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Devil’s Den/Little Round Top/Big Round Top/Slaughter Pen/Valley of Death/Triangular Field

EQ: If Chamberlain’s Charge fails, does the Union lose the battle? The war?

6:30 – Depart for Supper at Sweeney Tavern

7:30 – Bruins vs. Canadiens at Hotel

Tuesday March 25th, 2014

Off the Beaten Path Tour

6:00 – Culp’s Hill Investigation/Photography Session

7:30 – Depart for Hotel

7:45 – Breakfast at Hotel

8:15 – Depart for Spangler’s Spring
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Spangler’s Spring/Charge of 2nd Massachusetts

EQ – How did food and nutrition play its part in the Battle of Gettysburg?

Depart Spangler’s Spring for Maryland Regiments
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Maryland Regiments

EQ: How do you put relationships aside to stand by what you believe in?

Depart Maryland Regiments for 137th New York Regiment
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137th New York and Colonel Ireland

EQ: Why doesn’t anyone know Colonel Ireland?

Depart Culp’s Hill Tower for Hotel
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10:00 Meeting with General Lee and tour of Headquarters

Depart General Lee’s Headquarters for Jennie Wade House
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Jennie Wade House

EQ – Should citizens have the American flag at their grave for actions that helped the military?

Depart Jennie Wade house for Lunch (You guys pick!)
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Lunch!!! (You Pick)

Depart Lunch for Virginia Monument
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Virginia Monument

EQ – Why would soldier’s make these charges?

2:00 – Live Webcam Photograph at Codori Barn

Depart Virginia Monument for Longstreet Monument
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Longstreet Monument

EQ – Was Longstreet correct at Gettysburg?

Depart Longstreet Monument for Observation Tower on Seminary Ridge
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Observation Tower

Depart Seminary Ridge for Leister Farm (Meade’s Headquarters)
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Meade’s Headquarters

EQ – Did the Confederate artillery bombardment work properly?

Depart Meade’s Headquarters for Gettysburg National Cemetery
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Gettysburg National Cemetery

EQ – How do we keep President Lincoln’s message going?

Depart Gettysburg National Cemetery to Supper at Fairfield Inn
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Supper at Fairfield Inn

Depart Fairfield Inn for Sach’s Bridge
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Sach’s Bridge

EQ – Should Meade have pursued Lee?

Depart Sach’s Bridge for Hotel

Wednesday March 26th, 2014

6:00 am – Breakfast

7:00 – Depart hotel for East Cavalry Field

7:30 – Depart East Cavalry Field for NEW HAMPSHA’!!!!