Personal Heritage Narratives

Gettysburg is a vibrant community with a colorful array of experiences that we hope to explore through some of the stories shared below.

A Journey from Ireland

From migrant worker to setting roots in Adams County

Rosemary Laureano, Puerto Rico

Hospitality, Diversity

My Two Worlds-  Love, longing, joy, and contradiction

Germany in Gettysburg

Jewish Culture in Adams County

Two centuries of African Americans in Adams County

From civil war to refugee to US Citizen

Hear the story of a family with connections to Adams county that predate the Civil War

Hear the story of a family journey from Ghana to prominent leadership in Adams County