Historic Gettysburg-Adams County


HGAC Barn Preservation Project

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Historic Gettysburg-Adams County, a Preservation Society

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2020 Barn Preservation Award


Corporal Skelly Post No. 9

  Corporal Skelly Post No. 9 Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Pennsylvania, located at 53 E.Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA, 

owned and restored by HGAC, the Historic Preservation Society of Gettysburg-Adams County as an example of adaptive reuse of an historic building, now serves as its headquarters.


HGAC is a non-profit organization formed in 1975 to spearhead and coordinate efforts
to preserve and restore the historic heritage of Adams County's townships and boroughs.

An all-volunteer Board of Directors, elected by the membership, guides the organization.
Under its Articles of Incorporation filed with the Pennsylvania Department of State, the Purposes of the organization are: 
"To foster and participate in the preservation, interpretation and welfare of the historic, architectural,
scenic and culturally significant areas, districts, sites, structures, objects,and activities,
and townscapes of the Borough of Gettysburg and Adams County,
the Gettysburg National Cemetery and the Eisenhower National Historic Site,
and to encourage their appreciation by the general public."


Calendar of Events



Board Meetings  

Annual Planning Meeting

February 6th, 2021 









Education Speaker Programs  


 Third Tuesday of the Month 

All 2020 Programs Cancelled

Speaker Programs will resume March 2021 



 Preservation Meetings 

January 26, 2021

Zoom Meeting


7:30 PM  


Salvage Warehouse Meetings  

2nd Tuesday of Each Odd Month 

To Be Announced





  Upcoming HGAC Events!
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"It is with deep regret that we announce the cancellation of the Barn Preservation Project's collaboration with the Gettysburg Foundation at the George Spangler Farm this summer. Look for us in 2021!"








Click here for Horner Fund






  ♦ Cancelled until Further Notice


For Dates & Times of Programs

   ♦ All Educational Programs for 2020  
          CANCELLED until March, 2021





To Read More about thr Salvage Warehouse

 Every First and Third Saturday 

 April through October   

 10 AM to 2 PM  

 The Warehouse is CLOSED for the 2020 Season 

  By Appointment Only







See Dates & Times for the Tours

  Underground Railroad Tours at McAllister's Mill 

   June thru August 

   All 2020 Tours have been CANCELLED due to covid 19.







To Read More

   BarnART Show & Sale 
   June 11th - June 14th / Canceled
   Rescheduled to June 10th - 13th, 2021
  The art intake dates: Saturday May 29 and Saturday June 5.





To Read More About the Tour

Mark Your Calendars!
Historic Barn Tour - September 18th, 2021





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Historic Gettysburg-Adams County, Inc.
  PO Box 4611, Gettysburg, PA 17325