A FEW IDEAS OF WAYS YOU AND YOUR GROUP CAN CELEBRATE ADAMS
Support the Bicentennial by becoming a sponsor.
Mention the Bicentennial in your group publications and newsletters.
Print a phrase relating to the Bicentennial on your office stationery.
Ask one of the speakers of the Bicentennial Speakers Bureau to address your group.
Volunteer for a Bicentennial Sub-committee.
Plant a tree.
Have a Bicentennial birthday party.
Organize a family reunion.
Read articles and books on Adams County history and tell friends and family.
Watch one of the Adams County Bicentennial history videos on Adams Community
Write your own Adams County memory and send it to gettysburg.com who will share it
with others on the Internet. (We can also publish old photos.) Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use the Bicentennial as a theme for your groups upcoming annual event.
Raise money and donate it to the Bicentennial or your favorite
Enjoy music from our three centuries (18th, 19th, 20th),
including marching tunes and patriotic songs.
Attend an official Bicentennial event.
Appreciate the cultural diversity of our county. Attend events held by various
ethnic and religious groups.
Hold a history forum, seminar or workshop to stimulate public involvement.
Create special exhibits on an aspect of our county history or life.
Visit the historic museums located in various areas of the county.
Sponsor a historic walk or tour of an area, home or business.
Hold a cook-off with 18th and 19th century recipes.
Hold a commemorative sporting event.
Celebrate a holiday in the manner of the 18th and 19th
Read facts and short articles on Adams County at the Bicentennial website, www.gettysburg.com/adams200.
Check the Bicentennial website to see how the county school children are
commemorating the Bicentennial and write them to acknowledge their achievements, www.gettysburg.com/adams200.
Create artwork pertaining to the Bicentennial.
Research a particular aspect of our countys land, people or industry and
write your findings in a report.
Organize a Bicentennial parade in your town.
Sponsor a candlelight service to honor our county.
Reenact a particular event from our three centuries of history.Rent a film on
Sponsor an essay or art competition with prizes.
Note: Contact the Chairman of the Promotion Committee to help publicize your event:
Jacqueline White, 89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325, email@example.com, 334-8993.
Note: Official Bicentennial events must be approved by the Bicentennial Executive
Committee. Click here to
obtain an official event form.