Eternal Light Peace Memorial Commemoration
To commemorate the 1938 dedication of the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, join the National Organization Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War to honor this history.
The event will begin at 2pm and feature keynote speaker Major General Anthony Cucolo, Commandant of the U.S. Army War College. The Old Guard U.S. 3rd Infantry will also participate in the program.
The Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War and the Sons of the Confederate Veterans of the Civil War will lay wreaths commemorating the reunion and dedication of the Eternal Light Peace Memorial in 1938.
Off-site parking and shuttles will be hosted at the Harrisburg Area Community College, 731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg. The Eternal Light Peace Memorial will be closed to traffic and shuttle lots will being at 12 noon and continue until the completion of the ceremony.