Our Tree Collection
Read the stories behind the trees in our collection. Witness Trees were there during the Gettysburg Campaign. Battlefield Trees are more modern trees that grew after the Campaign and saw the development of the grounds in the decades that followed.
Adams County Historical Society
Located in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the Adams County Historical Society (ACHS) preserves over three centuries of remarkable history. With over one million historic items in its care, ACHS inspires people of all ages to discover the fascinating story of one of America’s most famous communities.
Battle of Gettysburg Witness Trees
This website identifies over 100 Witness Trees that still survive today. The status of every tree is supported by photographic and mathematic evidence. Consequently, you will be able to examine the evidence for each and every tree presented, and judge for yourself if you agree whether any given tree deserves to be definitively called a Witness Tree.
Seminary Ridge Museum
The mission of the Seminary Ridge Historic Preservation Foundation is to restore, preserve and maintain the national historic Civil War properties, architecture and historic legacies of Seminary Ridge, and provide related education and communication of these legacies for the general public.
Celebrate Gettysburg Magazine
Celebrate Gettysburg explores the facets of small-town life that make Adams County such a special place to call home and to visit. In each bimonthly issue, Celebrate Gettysburg features in-depth articles, stunning photography and recurring departments all highlighting the good life in Gettysburg and the region.