We had a chance to walk right from our B&B only a mile away. Walking by the mass graves of The dead was so solemn of a moment reminding all of the sacrifices these bravery men made. Also at this area you will see the...More
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Stand where Lincoln gave the Gettysburg address. See the unknown grave markers, just a number. I'm from the South but this was still moving for me.
Attended a free guided tour with a NPS Ranger. A great experience and we learned so much about the cemetery and its dedication ceremony where Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address.
This was a very sombering place to visit. However, I highly recommend the stop. It was very cool to walk in the same steps as Abraham Lincoln once did and stand in the spot where he gave his famous Gettysburg Address!
Make sure to walk the National Cemetery with a Park Ranger or park docent. The stories of the men buried there are very moving. If possible plan to be there on an evening when taps are played at sunset. It is poignant.
We went and spent the whole day there stopping at each monument taking pictures it was amazing but sad knowing how many men sons fathers were lost those 3 days of war I didn't think I would like it since I'm not into that kind...More
This is a nice place to take a short walk around some of the many graves of fallen Civil War heroes located there. On this roughly 3/4 mile oval-shaped paved walk there are also numerous monuments honoring the various states' military units who fought at...More
I'm not a fan of soldier cemeteries open for fandom. I prefer to let them rest in peace but the national parks service seems to love it. It's a bit of Stroll and nice pieces.
The national cemetery is a must see while in Gettysburg. To see where Lincoln gave his famous speech and walk in the steps of many of our presidents just can't be explained until you've experienced it for yourself. Also the humble feelings you have as...More