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The Spirit of Gettysburg


241 Steinwehr Avenue

Gettysburg, PA 17325





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The Spirit of Gettysburg is conveniently located in the bottom level of the Gettysburg History Center, home of the famous miniature Gettysburg Diorama.

Step back in time at The Spirit of Gettysburg and stand face to face with those whose roles shaped and created the Battle of Gettysburg.

  • Meet General Robert E. Lee as he shares his thoughts on his decision to launch Pickett's Charge.
  • Hear Jennie Wade tell of her last moments in her sister's home on Cemetery Hill.
  • Watch President Lincoln as he relates his story and concern for the momentous battle taking place in Gettysburg.
  • See Joshua Chamberlain as he sends the 20th Maine down Little Round Top and into the history of America.
  • Witness Generals Longstreet, Picket and Armistead discuss what will take place on July 3rd, 1863.
  • Walk through Pickett's Charge and enlighten your senses as the battle unfolds around you.

Enjoy a magnificent museum display of weapons and equipment of the Civil War.

A Gettysburg experience like no other!

While you are here experiencing the Battle of Gettysburg, don't miss your opportunity view the entire 6,000-acre battlefield at one time at a reduced rate in the History Center's Diorama above us.  We also suggest you journey further through the history of our nation and explore the Lincoln Train Museum a block from us on Steinwehr Avenue. We sell various packages with all these locations for your convenience.



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