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May 6, 2023

All Day

Join us for the Commemoration of Pennsylvania National Guardsmen rendezvousing in Mt. Gretna to train and muster out for the Spanish-American War

Read more about it in 2023 Spring Special Edition of The Gretna Chronicles. And follow the link to find our online collection of Newsletter Archives.


All Day: Living Historians Camp Hastings

Soldiers Field: Opening Ceremony, Soldiers’ Camp, Maneuvers, and Scavenger Hunt

Hall of Philosophy: Speakers, Genealogy, Displays, Scavenger Hunt Prizes, Dutch Country Hand Rolled Soft Pretzels, and Keller’s BBQ Food Truck


9am-4pmScavenger Hunt for Kids and Adults
10amOpening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony is to be held at Soldiers Field. In the case of inclement weather, the opening ceremoney will be in the Hall of Philosophy.
11am-1pmMount Gretna Area Historical Society Museum open
12:30pm-4pmSpanish-American War PA Veterans Genealogy Consult
1pmSpeaker – Espionage During the Spanish-American War
2:30pmSpeaker – War in the Philippines