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Gettysburg Reenactment Needs Help

I am a reenacto,r and I when on Thursday, the first day of the Gettysburg reenactment. It was not... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Aiken, South Carolina
Over Priced

We attended the reenactment on Saturday July 7th. It was a neat experience, however, I feel that... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Morehead, Kentucky
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965 Pumping Station Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7176
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Our first "Reenactment" experience... July 3rd, 2018. Magnificent display of skill and knowledge of "the way it was" during that bloody battle so long ago. Afterwards the participants were available to speak with tourists and answer questions. Also the side camps are set up with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

I am a reenacto,r and I when on Thursday, the first day of the Gettysburg reenactment. It was not much happening on that day. If you plan on going in future years go on a different day.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

When I asked my son where he’d like to go on vacation this summer he chose Gettysburg. So in my research I was like let’s go during re-enactment weekend. I bought the tickets for the Saturday event the night before because I was on the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

This reenactment was included in our tour, and I gather it was a bit overpriced and I can't believe how over crowded it was, every seat taken and we were packed in like sardines, but once it got going it was definitely something which I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We have teenagers and they were astounded by this whole week! The participants in their uniforms were so engaging! They spoke with such conviction they held my kids attention for hours! This is REAL history! You can not learn this schools these days. Worth every...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing trip and a must do! Everyone should attend one of these and bring the civil war to life! This was our first time and I’d go again!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We attended the reenactment on Saturday July 7th. It was a neat experience, however, I feel that $40 per person was way too steep. There are so many people there that it is hard to even see over everyone. There was a living museum set...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I attend this event mostly to hear the 2nd South Carolina String Band. Their music is incredible. The Sutler Row performances, the candlelight concert, and the ball was lively and fun. The Reenactment battles were enjoyed by everyone and there were plenty of Sutlers. Security...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

WE had my parents with us and they wanted to go. It was around 100 degrees that day. Tickets were $40 an adult and $20 for kids. I think that amount is outrageous and you have to pay another $15 if you want to have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed July 9, 2018

My 12 year old daughter has turned into a big history buff and begged us to take her to Gettysburg for the reenactment. While I was interested in the battlefield itself, I really was dreading the reenactment, thinking it would be hot and boring. But...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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April 30, 2018|
Response from gjtoth | Reviewed this property |
The Gettysburg 155th Anniversary National Reenactment will be held on July 5, 6, 7, & 8, 2018.
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April 22, 2018|
Response from 990justinw | Reviewed this property |
The Gettysburg Reenactment is in July, around the anniversary of the Battle. They offer tours of the battlefield year around though. I would suggest getting a hotel in Gettysburg if you go because it's several hours from... More
January 7, 2018|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much re-enacting you want to see. You'll be sitting in the sun during the battle. I attended the 2017 event as a musician, and when we weren't playing I wandered around and saw everything of interest in a few... More