Gettysburg was home to one of the first tank training camps in the country during World War I that was located on a portion of the Civil War battlefield. This also brought a young army officer to Gettysburg who would play a very important role in town but also the world. His name was Dwight David Eisenhower.
Gettysburg was also home to a Hall of Fame pitcher in the early 20th Century named Eddie Plank.
Other stories you’ll find in Beyond in Gettysburg include the hunt for dinosaur fossils, fighting the Spanish Flu in Adams County, the arrival of radio in the county and more.
This collection of stories will give you a more well-rounded picture of what life is like in Gettysburg…Beyond the Battlefield. Take a look at it on Amazon.