The Gettysburg Compiler

On the front lines of history

George Gordon Meade and Barnegat Lighthouse

by Brianna Kirk ’15 Tucked away off the coast of central New Jersey on the small stretch of land called Long Beach Island is a little piece of Civil War … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

History Alumni Lecture: Historic Homes and Audience

by Megan McNish ’16 On the evening of October 8 in Gettysburg College’s Joseph Theater, Paul Reber ’82 spoke on the historic house museum. Reber presented for the History Department’s … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Right to be Forgotten . . . from History?

by Kevin Lavery ’16 Some people seek to leave a legacy. They want to be remembered by others for doing something great, whether it be good or evil. But not … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Point/Counterpoint: An Insidious Cycle

by Bryan Caswell ’15 and Heather Clancy ’15 Heather: In our last post, Bryan and I explored the unique challenges that the reenacting hobby poses to the interpretation and public … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 3 Comments


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