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It is the largest monument in the park!

The monument is a beauty! Wonderful state pride and a testament of the great men of Pennsylvania... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wanda C

For many years, I did not know I had an ancestor who fought at the battle of Gettysburg. In the... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
John B
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The monument is a beauty! Wonderful state pride and a testament of the great men of Pennsylvania and the people of Gettysburg!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wanda C
Reviewed 17 December 2018

For many years, I did not know I had an ancestor who fought at the battle of Gettysburg. In the summer of 2017, I finally learned one of my ancestors was in the 114th PA and fought at the Peach Orchard. I enjoyed the monument...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

After witnessing so many memorials, hearing the stories and attempting to grasp the complete impact of this history - this memorial was exactly what it needed to be. It was huge and significant. Many people could gather around and even though the traffic up the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Scharlee P
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

One of two "climbable" monuments at the Park. Recommend visiting around sunrise for views as well as quiet. Has some parking.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kim H
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

I didn’t realize the size of this monument until I came to the area. It can be seen from all parts of the battle field.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

For obvious reasons, the largest monument on the Union side of the battlefield. Be sure to climb the spiral staircase to the top of the monument and walk around up there for great vantage points looking out over different areas of the battlefield. Andrew Curtain...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

This monument was beautiful. Didn't walk on to it, but I got some great pictures. The surrounding statues added to the pretty senery.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

I grew up in Pennsylvania so it was nice to see how beautiful this memorial was. Also the number of names on it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SJMuse
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Beautifully built monument to those men from PA who fought and died at the battle of Gettysburg. The monument also has a winding staircase behind President Lincoln's statue at the front of the monument that you can climb to nearly the top of the monument...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank treeface
Reviewed 29 October 2018

friend walekd it and was beautiful place to see. such details on the lcoation and design A++ and will see again

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from LPGasWorker | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I understand the entire context of the question. The artillery on display around the monument is typical of Civil War parks. There are 12 pdr Napoleans and 3" rifles. Throughout Gettysburg National Military there... More