Things to do in Gettysburg

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Things to Do in Gettysburg

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  • BWray
    15 contributions
    Amazing!!!!! Absolutely chilling, a must see experience. With over 1000 monuments and markers it’s a awesome tribute to those who served in the civil war.
    Written 7 August 2022
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  • Chief Pontiac 64
    Florida60 contributions
    It’s been years since I’ve been to Gettysburg and used to frequent the old visitors center and cyclorama. The new museum tells an amazing story of the battle through artifacts and personal stories. It’s great but I was surprisingly blown away by the cyclorama presentation. It was very well done and captivating. I miss the old visitors center because of nostalgia, but the new one is really well done!
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • 61hollyg
    Blairsville, PA12 contributions
    I had toured the Jenny Wade House twice. Each time I learned & saw something new. Exciting to be where history took place!
    Written 31 July 2022
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  • ErieChris
    Erie, PA64 contributions
    Looking around you wonder what both sides were thinking when the battle took place. Defenders and those attacking had to be thinking the worst and terrified. Place deserves respect for the fallen
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • ErieChris
    Erie, PA64 contributions
    They play TAPS every evening during the summer. Free guided tours are available. The place makes you realize what it cost to have the freedoms we do
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • Carolyn M
    Millsboro, DE24 contributions
    Standing on these rocks gives a perspective on how the strategy of both sides planned their attacks, a must to see.
    Written 29 July 2022
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  • ldjs
    Fort Lee, NJ605 contributions
    A good way to spend a couple of hours in Gettysburg and find out more about the life of Dwight Eisenhower.
    Very well organized tour, everything runs on time, buses leave from the Gettysburg National Museum and visitor center and pick up from Eisenhower Estate on the hour.
    Museum interns meet the buses and lead a very lively tour that includes some American military history and the tour of the house.
    You can also visit the garage, the barn and the secret service quarters( very tight). The house is full of artifacts and gifts.
    The farm is expansive and has roses, putting green, guest house.
    There is a working farm with angus cattle, but it’s not a part of the tour.
    Very pleasant visit for those interested in Presidentisl and military history.
    Written 31 July 2022
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  • Matt G
    3 contributions
    An absolute must-see in Gettysburg! Loved the restored Shriver house, all of the stories therein, and our guide, who did an awesome job. Highly, highly recommended.
    Written 7 August 2022
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  • trvlseeker
    Lakeland, FL65 contributions
    We visited during the day but after talking to a shop owner in town about the bridge being haunted we wanted to back at night. Go in pairs for safety.
    Written 26 May 2022
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  • Chief Pontiac 64
    Florida60 contributions
    Hands down best museum experience in Gettysburg especially if you do the cupola tour. Brian, our tour guide, was absolutely amazing. Knowledgeable, friendly, and just simply great.
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • bhinde99
    17 contributions
    You'll be blown away by everything they have. And they are so friendly and open to questions. So cool.
    Written 4 July 2022
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  • Rimattheu54
    Baltimore, MD6 contributions
    We went to this Restaurant to see the "false floor" area where slaves were hidden on their journey north on the underground railroad. We stayed for the food which took a while but was delicious.
    Written 4 August 2022
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  • Judy W
    3 contributions
    This was the first thing I did when I got to Gettysburg. Great overview the rest of my exploring made sense. It was good to have the visual of the whole battles.
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • Scott S
    1 contribution
    We booked a 3 hour tour with a certified guide. We have been to Gettysburg numerous times and have even had a guide on several occasions. Tom did such a great job. Even with the number of times my family has visited Gettysburg, we came away feeling like we learned a lot and had such a great time on our tour.
    Written 1 August 2022
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  • JBH
    345 contributions
    David Wills was a lawyer in Gettysburg. He worked to get a cemetery for the dead soldiers, attempted to get compensation for the people in Gettysburg for their support, and much more. When Lincoln came to Gettysburg to give his address, he stayed at the Wills house. Here you'll see where Lincoln slept. The ranger has lots of information on the family and the time period.
    Written 30 July 2022
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