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Gettysburg Historic Attractions
Primary and secondary resource material for researching county history.
Gettysburg, PA
Civil War Museum housed in the headquarters of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee where Lee & his staff planned the Battle of Gettysburg.
Gettysburg, PA
With but few minor changes and repairs, the house remains much as it did more than 145 years ago. Authentically furnished from cellar to attic.
Gettysburg, PA
The Historic Round Barn and Round Barn Farm Market is owned and operated by Knouse Fruitlands, Inc. The barn is just 8 miles west of Gettysburg.
Biglerville, PA
Located in Chambersburg, 20 miles west of Gettysburg, John Brown boarded at this house the summer of the 1859 planning of his raid on Harpers Ferry.
Chambersburg, PA
A walking history tour that takes you back to the days after the battle, explaining how townspeople survived day to day.
Gettysburg, PA
A Civil War and Railroad historical experience aboard a steam powered, authentic replica excursion train.
New Freedom, PA
The Daniel Lady Farm, headquarters for the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association, played an important role in the three-day battle of Gettys
Gettysburg, PA
Constructed in 1894 by Joseph Smith, this Burr-truss covered bridge is the only covered bridge in Adams County still used for daily traffic.
Fairfield, PA
Religious & historic site honoring the life of the 1st US-born saint. Includes the majestic Basilica with stained glass windows, mosaics & marble.
Emmitsburg, MD
Located off Pumping Station Road, this bridge was used by both Union and Confederate Troops, visitors today can walk across the lattice bridge.
Gettysburg, PA
Adjacent to the Battlefield, President Eisenhower's home & farm served as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders.
Gettysburg, PA
Dedicated to the civilian experience during the Battle of Gettysburg, the Shriver House Museum is located in Gettysburg's historic district.
Gettysburg, PA
Immerse yourself in 19th-century culture & learn about the civilians & soldiers who struggled here and the critical preservation work at Gettysburg.
Gettysburg, PA
The station served as a field hospital during the Battle. Lincoln arrived here by train on Nov. 18, 1863, for the dedication of the National Cemetery.
Gettysburg, PA
The authentic stories of this church hospital, where doctors & local citizen-nurses worked valiantly to comfort & save 140 wounded and dying soldiers.
Gettysburg, PA
Black families helped build & mold Gettysburg. Encounter the American Black Experience played out 10 miles north of the horrors of Southern Slavery.
Gettysburg, PA
A preservation society located in one of Gettysburg's premier historic buildings offering Underground Railroad Tours.
Gettysburg, PA
Now open for the 2014 season! A 90-minute living history led by a reenactor in Gettysburg's only permanent encampment.
Gettysburg, PA
Located in downtown Gettysburg, the museum offers visitors a world-class experience that tells the story of Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address.
Gettysburg, PA
This Civil War museum, located on the Lutheran Theological Seminary and the first days battle ground, will open in July 2013.
Gettysburg, PA