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“I made it to the top!”

State of Pennsylvania Monument
Ranked #7 of 82 things to do in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

After all of these years of fearing the climb to the top, I finally did it. It's a spiral staircase but it was no problem, at all. The view of the battlefield makes it worth the climb

Date of experience: April 2018
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"worth the climb"
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"observation deck"
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"circular staircase"
in 3 reviews
"memorial stands"
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"winged victory"
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"bronze plaques"
in 2 reviews
"great state"
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"climb the stairs"
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"sight to behold"
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"great tribute"
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"eye view"
in 3 reviews
"battle scenes"
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"different areas"
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"lives lost"
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"high water mark"
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"awe inspiring"
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"entire battlefield"
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very large monument in the park. One of the few you can climb up. Beautiful monument to stop and check out if you have time.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BlessingsMultiplied1
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This was a special monument, especially since the war was fought during a serious and pivotal moment in Gettysburg, PA. So many lives lost and many innocent young men and woman.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DannyWasserman
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I always recommend to take a complete trip of the Gettysburg Battlefield. However, if your trip is limited, this is one of the 3-4 places that I say are a must see when you are there. This monument is massive and impressive. The name inscriptions is incredible. You can climb to the top of it and gain an excellent view of the surrounding area and battlefield. This ties with the High Water Mark my last place to see.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Slater20
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Dominants the battlefield. Very well done tribute. Climb the stairs for a nice view. Powerful symbol of remmembrance

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jlantern3
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