The study of history challenges students to explore a variety of sources as they gain a greater understanding of the past. The College's expansive history curriculum spans a wide range of periods and developments around the world.
Gettysburg College also offers a Civil War Era Studies minor and a variety of special student opportunities unique to the History Department.
History major Chris Gwinn '06 discusses Lincoln's "great task" at the First-Year Walk for the Class of 2020. Gwinn is currently the Supervisory Historian for Interpretation and Education at the Gettysburg National Military Park. Read More.