Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
The Texans from Hood's Texas Brigade who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg described their experiences of the battle in personal diaries, interviews, newspaper articles, letters and speeches. Their reminiscences provide a fascinating and harrowing account of the battle as they fought the Army of the Potomac.
Join Randy Drais, amateur Civil War historian and Battle of Gettysburg buff and co-author of the book “Texans at Gettysburg: Blood and Glory with Hood's Texas Brigade” as we learn about many of those unique personal accounts by Texans at Gettysburg.
Tickets can be purchased online, or by contactcing the Gettysburg Heritage Center at 717-334-6245.