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Gettysburg National Cemetery

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We visited the Gettysburg National Cemetery on our own but took the Ranger-led tour as well. The Park Ranger was knowledgeable about the Gettysburg Battle in July 1863. My husband's great-great grandfather died on the third day of the Battle, so we wanted to learn...More

Thank GreenHat17
Reviewed 2 days ago

To honor the war dead....(people from many wars are buried here) is good for your soul. It makes us realize that there are many who gave the supreme sacrifice for what they believed. Walking here is walking with history, and is a very powerful experience.

Thank jim b
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very solemn and historic place. Good experience to see the sacrifices made for freedom. It was also the spot for The Gettysburg Address.

Thank Devine1863
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to visit. It is truly amazing place to go to. Beautifully kept, the statues are beautiful. A must see.

Thank speters4028
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see historical place to visit. Go to the visitor center to get information first so you can get an idea of what you are experiencing.

Thank BRBE001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a walk around and see the area where Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. Definitely on the high ground.

Thank MO2cats
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! A must see stop. Just takes a few minutes to see this national beauty and well worth it. Stop and have a moment of silence.

Thank Alena W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see destination in Gettysburg. A beautiful peaceful resting place for the brave men who gave their lives for their country.

Thank LoveHistory1863
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking around the cemetery is a humbling experience Thinking about the fact that every headstone is a soldier who never made it back to his home in the North. If you are at Gettysburg, you should take time to park your car in the lot...More

Thank pk1363
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit the place where President Lincoln presented his Gettysburg Address. This site has a lot of history in the cemetery that one needs to see and experience. Incredible the history here! Great example of why we have Dogtags now for our soldiers.

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Stephanie D
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Response from Amber S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. There is a monument in the cemetery locating approximately the exact location he delivered the speech.
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Response from toscwolfstar | Reviewed this property |
Gettysburg Museum was really good and should be seen first as we did. It's $14 for adults which gets you the movie, cyclorama and museum collection. The park is free and there are so many monuments to stop and see. Plan on a... More
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Response from picklebear2015 | Reviewed this property |
Since l do not have a pet that travels with us I am not sure. Like most places l have seen some on leashes. My husband just informed me that the cemetery does not allow pets
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