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Annual Gettysburg Reenactment

965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1525
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Political correctness and control freaks step in, Accurate history and enjoyement step out.

As a 30 plus years as a Civil War reenactor, I can honestly say that this past year was the worst... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
chrisjaco1961
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New York City, New York
Great experience at this reenactment

Was in Virginia when they have this reenactment and was able to attend the first day. They have... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2016
Jose Michael N
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Fremont, United States
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965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

As a 30 plus years as a Civil War reenactor, I can honestly say that this past year was the worst reenactment I have attended. I will NOT be returning to Gettysburg again. That is pretty sad since I have been coming here every year...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Was in Virginia when they have this reenactment and was able to attend the first day. They have several tent shows, lots of informative stations and exhibits and there was a mortar demonstration at noon time. One of the battle reenactment on the first day...More

Thank Jose Michael N
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My hat's off to the organizers and re-enactors who present this yearly event. The action is interesting and informative. The reenactment is narrated so you have a good feel for how the part of the battle you are watching relates to the total battle. Plan...More

Thank Boat-Captain
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

A great event not just for history buffs. I loved listening to the various period musical acts and walking through the living history encampments. There is so much to see here. The re-enactment's are well done and complete with horses, carriages and artillery fire and...More

Thank Nick d
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

My son is passionate about re-enactments and really enjoys the history, uniforms and all. We got here on July 3, for "Pickett's Charge" and the Calvary. I was very impressed of the size of this event and all of the people it takes to make...More

Thank Melia808
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This annual reconstruction and reenactment of the three major battles of Gettsyburg, back in 1863, was a great experience. Yes, it was hot, but most of the US is hot during early July. But if you are a Southerner like me, you take it in...More

Thank alocalSummervilleSC
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The history came alive for me here, warm sunny day, all the volunteers are special to take time to participate. Very organized, no lines, good food, nice day

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Enjoyed the whole experience...lots of tents set up to show how things were done on & around the battlefield. Everyone was friendly & willing to take time to fully explain what they did at that time. Spend the extra Zxx. $10.00 each for bleacher seats...More

Thank Dianne P
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We attended the 153rd anniversary of Picket's Charge as part of our Gettysburg weekend. We highly recommend this event. There are two battles, a mortar demostration/competition, period reenactors and history areas. There are many people like morticians, doctors, cooks all telling the tale of how...More

Thank talltree24
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My family attended the 07/02/16 Saturday events. We had bleacher seats which are not the most comfortable of wood seating. The first event of this day was a simulated Calvary battle. It started late and the host spoke throughout the whole event. I was not...More

Thank schees1
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Kellymoody
How often do the reenactments run?
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Response from TrekkerPlus | Reviewed this property |
Every year on the dates the battle took place - July 1 through 3. The major anniversary reenactments, like the 150th a few years ago, are much larger with reenactors from all over the country taking part. But the annual... More
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