Veterans Day Celebrations in Central Pennsylvania 11/11/2020


The Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg National Military Park

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 12

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center,*Note: The Museum and Visitor Center is closed on Veterans Day/Nov 11. Info: 717-338-1243.


VFW Post No. 7530 of Lower Allen Twp.

11 a.m. Nov. 11 at the post, 4545 Westport Drive.

Post will only be allowed to offer 50% capacity to comply with the state and local CDC guidelines .Info: 717-591-9092.

The Carlisle Joint Veterans Council

Abbreviated ceremony at 10:45 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Courtyard on the square. The ceremony will open with the posting of the colors, prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance and singing of the National Anthem. Speaker will be R.J. Harris! Park Avenue will be closed to traffic. Info: Kirk Wilson at 717-226-1554.

The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center

950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, newest exhibit, opened just in time for Veterans Day is titled“This Will Not Stand: The U.S. Army’s Road to Victory during the Persian Gulf.”All exhibits will be open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 11. Visitors also are invited to take walks on the outdoor Army Heritage Trails. Info: 717-245-3972.


State Rep. Andrew Lewis

Drive-through event to be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 11 at Linglestown Life United Methodist Church, 1430 North Mountain Road, Harrisburg


Lancaster County Commissioners

Ceremony at 10 a.m. Nov. 11 outside of 150 N. Queen St./West Chestnut Street, Lancaster. It is being held to honor veterans, specifically Lancaster County citizens and Purple Heart recipients. Bruce R. Deisinder, Vietnam War veteran and Purple Heart recipient, will provide remarks. The ceremony also includes the laying of a wreath to commemorate Purple Heart recipients, the singing of the national anthem, and the playing of taps. Everyone is invited.

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