High Water Mark Walking Tour

High Water Mark Walking Tour (HMAG7)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.928', W 77° 14.068'

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July 3, 1863 - Third Day

"Every foot of ground was occupied by men engaged in mortal combat...."
Maj. Edmund Rice, U.S.A.
19th Massachusetts Infantry

The green trail to your left leads to the scene of the climax of Pickett's Charge, the decisive action widely known as the "High Water Mark of the Confederacy." Historic sites along the way include General Meade's headquarters, the Angle, the Copse of Trees, and the Brian Farm.

The one-mile loop walk requires about 45 minutes. Wayside exhibits describe major historic features and events. In addition, a self-guiding brochure with a map of the walking tour is available in the Cyclorama Center behind you.

For your safety, and the protection of the park's resources, please do not climb on cannon or monuments. Watch for traffic at tour road crossings.
HM NumberHMAG7
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 5:44pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308745 N 4409664
Decimal Degrees39.81546667, -77.23446667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.928', W 77° 14.068'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 55.68" N, 77° 14' 4.08" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 412 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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