Saying Goodbye to the Cyclorama Building

Old Visitors Center and Cyclorama Building update: Demolished Cyclorama Drive Gettysburg National Military Park submitted by: “wendyvee“ The battle that started in 1999 between the National Park Service and parties who were interested in preserving the Cyclorama Building in Gettysburg has ended. Demolition of the unique visitors center (part of the historic “Mission 66” project) will...

The Round Barn

The Round Barn 298 Cashtown Road Biglerville, Pennsylvania submittedy by: “wendyvee” A few months ago, I stopped by “The Round Barn” – one of my favorite places in Adams County (just about a half a mile off Route 30 between Chambersburg and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania). It’s not just an architectural wonder; it’s also a great market that offers local fruits and vegetables,...

19th Century Base Ball

2nd Annual 19th Century Base Ball Tournament Hickory Hollow Farm Gettysburg, Pennsylvania submitted by: “wendyvee” I saddled-up and took a ride to Gettysburg this weekend for the 2nd Annual Gettysburg Vintage Base Ball Tournament. It was like being transported back in to time to witness base ball during the Civil War era! The 2-day tournament was held at the lovely Hickory Hollow Farm (just minutes...

Boyds Bear Country

Boyds Bear Country *closing – see update below* Old Route (Business) 15 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania submitted by “wendyvee” originally posted on 2/23/10 – updated on 12/27/10 update: According to Boyds’ website, and various local news sources, the Gettysburg retailer will be closing its giant Gettysburg retail store during the first week of January 2011. What will become of the property?...

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