Rent the G.A.R. Hall


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To find out how you or your organization
can rent the Historic G.A.R. Hall
for an upcoming event, please contact:

Laurie Harding
HGAC Administrative Director




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8th New Jersey Remembrance Day Dinner

     The historic G.A.R. Hall  seats 80 people

      and is air-conditioned and handicapped accessible.

     We have wi-fi capability, a high quality sound system,

     a projector and screen for your presentations.

     Use of a catering kitchen complete with refridgerator,

     microwave, and coffee / tea pots. 

     Tables, chairs, and tablecloths are available for use as well!  



                           Catering is Available!




Download Application

Application for Use of G.A.R. Hall

Organization / Individual _______________________________________

Contact Person ________________________________________________
Mailing Address _______________________________________________
Email Address ________________________________________________
Phone:   Day __________________ Evening ________________________
Type of Event _________________________________________________
Date / Dates of Use _____________________________________________
Time Reserved:  Beginning ____________ Ending ___________________
Area Requested:  Upstairs ______ Kitchen _______ Downstairs _______
Do You Require Use of HGAC Equipment? ________________________
Number of People Expected at Event?  ____________________________
Will Food or Drink be Provided?  Yes ______ No _______
Will a Caterer Provide Services?  Yes ______ No _______
If Catered, will Caterer be Responsible for Clean-Up? _______________
Name of Caterer ______________________________________________ 
Signature of User Representative _________________________________ 
Printed Name of User Representative _____________________________ 


Fee and deposit (if applicable) must be included with this application for confirmation of reservation dates. 

Please submit application and fee payment to: 
Historic Gettysburg-Adams County                                                                                   
PO Box 4611                                                                                               
Gettysburg, PA  17325 
Changes to this Application must be coordinated with Laurie Harding,
HGAC Administrative Director, 717-334-5185,



Download Policy for Use

Policy for Use of G.A.R. Hall

53 East Middle Street

Gettysburg, PA 17525


The Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Hall is an historic building owned and operated by HGAC, Inc.,

the nonprofit Historic Preservation Society of Gettysburg-Adams County.


The Civil War memorabilia and artifacts within the building are owned

and displayed by the Sons of Union Veterans (SUV).

All users of the G.A.R. Hall are responsible for ensuring that the building

and all artifacts remain secure and unmolested.


 Terms and Conditions of Use 
1.      All users must complete an “Application for Use of G.A. R. Hall."
2.      Fee: $150.00 per day.  Includes the use of the upper main hall, kitchen, and restroom. Additionally, a deposit of $100.00 will be charged for any event that involves food or drink. The deposit will be returned following an acceptable inspection of the building by an HGAC representative. The lower assembly area and restrooms may be  reserved for an additional fee of $75.00. Please have all participants remain upstairs unless the lower level has been reserved. 
3.      Rooms must be left in a clean and orderly condition.  All furniture must be returned to original placement. 
4.      The user is responsible for any damages.  Damage/ spills/ other issues must be reported to HGAC within 24 hours following the event.  If custodial work is required, the user will be responsible for the cost at a fee of $25.00 per hour.  Repairs or replacement due to damages will be reimbursed to HGAC by the renter at cost. 
5.      No cooking is permitted in the building unless prior approval has been given by HGAC. 
6.      If event generates any type of waste (trash), user must take it with them for disposal. 
7.      All events must terminate by 11:00 PM and the facility vacated by 11:15 PM unless special permission has been given by HGAC. 
8.      Heat and air conditioning levels in main hall may be adjusted for comfort.  Please return the thermostats to the pre-use settings upon the conclusion of your event. 
9.      Lights and fans must be turned off and all doors locked upon leaving. 
10.  Parking is permitted in the rear of the building only in spaces marked specifically for HGAC and only during reserved times specified in the Application for Use of G.A.R. Hall. 
11.   No HGAC or SUV property may be removed from the premises. 
12.  Use of HGAC owned equipment (sound system, microphone, etc.) is not allowed without prior permission from HGAC. 
13.  Children must be supervised at all times. 
14.  Smoking is not permitted inside the building. 
15.  A file of every authorized user will be maintained by HGAC. 
16.  A log of all key assignments, including the number on each key, will be maintained by HGAC.  Keys may not be duplicated.  The user is responsible for lost or stolen keys and will incur a cost of $300.00 for re-keying the lock system if a key is not returned to HGAC. 
17.  If a use is canceled or a contact person is changed, HGAC must be notified immediately.  Notice of cancellation of use must be received by HGAC no less than forty-eight (48) hours prior to reserved day and time of use. Cancellation of use within forty-eight (48) hours prior to reserved day and time of use will result in the forfeiture of the fee.  Deposits paid in advance will be returned upon notification of cancellation. 
18.  HGAC reserves the right to terminate use privilege at any time. 
19.  HGAC will not be responsible for loss of property or injury due to user negligence.    


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