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Gettysburg National Cemetery

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Address: 97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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06:00 - 22:00
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Absolutely wonderful experience. Did a last minute trip while traveling on military assignment. The solemnity & reverence is palpable & a highly recommended visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bremerton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely wonderful experience. Did a last minute trip while traveling on military assignment. The solemnity & reverence is palpable & a highly recommended visit.

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Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group actually participated in a "formation" near Cemetery Hill to the best of my recollection; for a bunch of oldies we took to formation and movement pretty darn good!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot leave Gettysburg without seeing the cemetery. You just can't. Inside, if you look hard enough, you'll find the exact spot where Lincoln gave the Gettysburg address. Very bittersweet

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Milton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must stop for all history buffs. However, a kindly worded piece of advice- even though it's historical, it is still a cemetery. It is a place that represents a dark period on our country's history. It's not a place for you to be on your cell phone with you ball hat on. Show respect. Learn something.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cemetery is always an interesting place to visit to remind yourself of what transpired here. I would recommend visiting the battlefield first and ending your evening here.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The feeling while walking through the cemetery was like being in a church. For me it really brought home the cost of the battle. The most striking was the graves marked simply "UNKNOWN". If you go take a moment reflect and whisper a "thank you" to those who never went home.

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York. PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Your visit should not be complete without a visit to the Gettysburg National Cemetery.. The cemetery is one of the reasons why the federal government designated the park as a Nat'l Park. I stood in the cemetery a looked at some of the markers. Many of the soldiers were not more than teenagers. What they encountered often running accross open... More 

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Kingston, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

In our world today where so few of us have to actually go off somewhere to fight, we must all come to place like this and pay our respects in the most sincere way

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is where Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address. Really cool to see the spot and also to see the picture taken when he delivered the address. Worth the trip

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Serene, stately and drives home the sacrifice of many for freedom. Flags stationed at each tombstone. Teaches young ones the price for what this country stands for.

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