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David Wills House

8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
+1 866-486-5735
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Lincoln bed.

Loved this tour. So much history documented in this property. From Gettysburg address to I've Got... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
karenmW7460ME
Lincoln final draft done here

Stopping by Lincoln's last stop before his address steps one back a lot of years. He finished the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved this tour. So much history documented in this property. From Gettysburg address to I've Got A Dream video. A great andknowledgeable person dressed for the period of 1863. Will highly recommend all age groups for the David Wills house where President Lincoln slept and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopping by Lincoln's last stop before his address steps one back a lot of years. He finished the address in his bed room. Enjoy the history.

Thank Jellybeandean
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is the place where Pres. Lincoln finished working on his Gettysburg Address. You don't see much authentic in the place, but the bedroom where Lincoln slept and did his writing is set up with the bed he used and other furnishings that were in...More

Thank 42dave2015
Reviewed 31 August 2017

An amazing story about Abe Lincoln staying here the night before he delivered his Gettysburg Address. Great info from guide and we couldn't believe that the original bed and furniture were still in place over 150 years on. David Willis was an amazing man and...More

Thank John Campbell H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Lincoln stayed at the David Wills House the evening before the Gettysburg Address. The site offers a great video on each floor with additional information. It was a quick visit, but definitely worth a stop while at Gettysburg.

Thank JeaZas
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The gentleman and woman working the afternoon we visited were dressed in period costumes, and we're both extremely knowledgable. You could just tell they both had a real passion for what they do. Lincoln's bedroom was like stepping back in time. Worth the donation!

Thank Travelbunnie98
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We missed this on our first visit, so caught it this time around. Plus side: standing in the bedroom where Lincoln stayed and gazing out the same window he would have. It was awe-inspiring. Minus for a total modernization of the lower residence; almost sterile...More

Thank chendabrito
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I was excited to see the David Wills House, in Gettysburg however, the Lincoln Gettysburg Address story is well documented in so many ways. While this is the establishment that the President stayed at while visiting Gettysburg, I learned little new from my visit and...More

Thank scottsM1122TK
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We visited the David Wills House with our licensed town guide. He made the visit of Lincoln to the David Wills House so very real to us. We were in the same room Lincoln walked through. It was an amazing experience. We also met the...More

1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Normally these house tour are overpriced and uneventful. This was well organized, fairly priced, in great shape, with good videos and a story to tell. Great historic items in the house as well. Our national tour guide told us if we visited two places other...More

1  Thank thelmantimestwo
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saramay
12 September 2016|
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Response from rachaelandRay | Reviewed this property |
If you really want to read, see, and listen to everything the museum has to offer, I would say 11/2 to 2 hours.
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