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125th Anniversary Events Scheduled to Honor Mt. Gretna’s Role in Spanish-American War

5/6/23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Commemoration of Pennsylvania National Guardsmen rendezvousing in Mt. Gretna to train and muster out for the Spanish-American War-1898.

 Soldiers Field: Opening Ceremony, soldiers’ camp, maneuvers, and scavenger hunt
Hall of Philosophy: Speakers, genealogy, displays, and food  

Event Schedule:

ALL DAY Living Historians Camp Hastings (rain or shine) 

9AM-4PM Scavenger Hunt for Kids and Adults 

10AM Opening Ceremony* 

11AM-1:00PM Mount Gretna Area Historical Society Museum open HALL OF PHILOSOPHY 

12:30-4:00PM Spanish-American War PA Veterans Genealogy Consult
1:00PM Speaker – Espionage During the Spanish-American War
2:30PM Speaker – War in the Philippines 

 Dutch Country Hand Rolled Soft Pretzels and Keller’s BBQ Food Truck  

 *Inclement weather, the opening ceremony will be in the Hall of Philosophy. 


9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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