In July 1863, a thriving family farm was suddenly transformed as the Union 11th Corps converted the property to a field hospital for more than 1,900 wounded soldiers.
Today, the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital stands as the best surviving example of a corps-level field hospital used during the Battle of Gettysburg. Meticulously renovated, the site features restored, original buildings from the 1863 battle to inspire and explore:
The site, with living history programming in summer, is open to visitors Friday-Sunday June through mid-August. Admission to the site is included with the purchase of a ticket to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center programs. Access to the historic site is free for Friends of Gettysburg members (free tickets required)