Evergreen Cemetery – formerly called Citizen's Cemetery and Ever Green Cemetery – is a historic 29.12 acre rural cemetery located just outside Gettysburg Borough, in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. It is part of Gettysburg Battlefield Historic District, and is surrounded by Gettysburg National Military Park and Soldiers' National Cemetery.A visit to Evergreen Cemetery represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Gettysburg sightseeing planning website to plot your vacation.
The cemetery played a strategic role in the July 1 to 3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. Four months after the battle, at the dedication of the immediately-adjacent National Cemetery, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his "Gettysburg Address" from a platform in Evergreen Cemetery.
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There aren't too many places like Gettysburg. One of, if not the most important Civil War battlefeild in the country. The location of the first national cemetary which Linclon wrote one of the most... more »
Jennie Wade's has to be the most tragic civilian story of the battle, but is additionally one of courage and inner fortitude. Her monument is easy to spot by just walking straight up the entrance... more »
Very beautiful. Well maintained. Jenny Wade's final resting place interesting history
Very beautiful and haunting at the same time. The park rangers and helpful and nice. The fence surrounding the cemetery is the original white house fence. Some conflict on where the exact spot is for Lincoln's address.
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