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DUE TO THE ONGOING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, THE GETTYSBURG TRIP AND PRE-TRIP LECTURE HAVE BEEN CANCELED.

Optional Pre-Trip Lecture

Join us Thursday, Ocotober 10th at 6 PM in Room 135 for an informative lecture on the Civil War by History Instructor David Longenbach. No charge for SAGE members, all are welcome.

Learning Experience-Gettysburg

Our tour bus will leave PSU-LV on Friday, October 11th at 7:30 AM. We will return at approximately 7:30 PM.

Cost includes bus transportation, entrance to the film "The New Birth of Freedom", Cyclorama, Civil War Museum, a four-hour bus tour of the battlefield by author and Penn State Professor of American History, Dr. Carol Reardon, and boxed dinner (lunch is on your own).

Cost: $80.00 per person, $100.00 per person includes a copy of Dr. Carol Reardon's book "A Field Guide to Gettysburg."

Tentative Itinerary

7:30   AM         Depart Penn State Lehigh Valley Campus
10:00 AM         Arrive at Visitor's Center, Gettysburg, PA
10:30 AM         View "The New Birth of Freedom", visit the Cyclorama
11:15-12:45      Explore the museum, lunch on your own
1 PM-4:45 PM Battlefield tour by motor coach. Dr. Carol Reardon, Penn State Professor of American History and author, "A Field Guide to Gettysburg".
5:00 PM            Departure from Visitor's Center 
7:30 PM            Anticipated return back to Penn State Lehigh Valley Campus

Reservation deadline for SAGE group is September 15th, at which time registration for the event will be open to the public.

Download a registration form, or, for more information, contact Diane Lewis McAloon, 610-285-5066 or dlewis@psu.edu.