The Pennsylvania State Memorial
The Pennsylvania State Memorial is the largest monument at the Gettysburg battlefield. It was made to commemorate the 34,000 Pennsylvania who fought at Gettysburg. This monument was dedicated on September 27, 1910. The additional statues on each side of the arches were added in 1913.
Backstory and Context
Inside the monument is a staircase that takes visitors to the roof. This gives people a wide view of the Gettysburg battlefield. Surrounding the base are bronze tablets. The tablets include the names of the Pennsylvania regiments and batteries who fought in the Battle of Gettysburg.