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Address: 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7034
Phone Number: +1 717-334-1124
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union...

The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Rebellion", Gettysburg was the Civil War's bloodiest battle and was also the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln's immortal "Gettysburg Address".

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wonderful history!

This is a wonderful was to experience history. We began at the museum and purchased the car CDs which tell you where to drive and when to stop. At the stops, the CD relates... read more

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This is a wonderful was to experience history. We began at the museum and purchased the car CDs which tell you where to drive and when to stop. At the stops, the CD relates battlefield situations for that locale.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited cementery, little flags stationed next to each tombstone. Very serene, yet stately. Walked to 6 th Ave. Restaurant for lunch.

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Went to see the battlefield, Camp, ghost tours Oct 2016. We had a great time. We used the car tour with CDs. Once we found the starting point it was great. Visiting and understanding the battle and all the small stories along the way was great. The battlefield has thousands of great photo spots. For a great trip rich with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Until you've seen other civil war battlefields you can't fully appreciate the amazing job they've done with preserving this history. It's a huge area and just full of great stories and amazing views. As a turning point in the war it is deserving of such an investment. While we drove through it you can also bike and hike to see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Accompanied a group of cub scouts to tour the Billy Yank portion of the area. This was a very sobering experience to actually see the battlefield as well as the field where Pickett's charge took place. Seeing the documentaries and reading could not actually do it justice. The day we visited was absolutely gorgeous; we did a picnic lunch at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is huge! You can easily spend days here! There are several walking and auto tours available that can be done on your own. But beware, they take some time! There's a lot to see from the seat of your car as well as from the ground level on your feet. The monuments are beautiful!

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New Philadelphia, Ohio
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Everyone must come here at least once in their life to reflect upon what so many gave. It is truly hallowed ground and a shame more of it is lost every year.

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I live minutes away from Shiloh National Military Park and love history, so visiting Gettysburg is always a pleasure. This is my fourth year in a row to get to drive around this hallowed ground. I'm moved every time I visit. There is always something new to see. With most of the leaves gone, I saw monuments and tablets that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the most significant sites in all of American history. Worth taking time to learn about the battle and then see the sites where this bitter struggle took place. I go here at least half a dozen times a year and it never gets old.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful, very informative, great access to personal yo ask questions. Great displays. Lived the cyclorama

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