Authors

Andrew I. Dalton '19, Gettysburg College

Document Type

Article

Date of Creation

1-25-2016

Department

Civil War Era Studies

Abstract

Many are familiar with William H. Tipton, a well-known local photographer who recorded iconic views of the town, battlefield, and monuments surrounding Gettysburg. What many people may not know is that Tipton built a house in the early 1900s right on top of Gettysburg’s first African-American cemetery. [excerpt]

Comments

This article appeared in the Gettysburg Times as part of the Adams County Historical Society's "Historically Speaking" column, January 25, 2016.

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