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Historic Church Tours

A trip to Gettysburg isn't complete without a visit to the historic churches in the town. Some of these churches served as hospitals during the Battle of Gettysburg, some were built as memorials to the Battle and otheres played a role in the everyday life of the citizesn of the time. History comes alive in these churches - four of which were built prior to the Civil War and are still utilized today. All tour guides and church participants are volunteers.

Tours leave from the Gettysburg Presbyterian Church. Free parking is available behind the church. Tours leave at 6 pm. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure to purchase tickets. Tours are approximately two hours long.

On August 8 and 22, the West Tour will be given. The West Tour includes stops at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, St. Paul's AME Zion Church and Christ Lutheran Church. On August 15 and 29, the East Tour will be given. The East Tour includes stops at the Presbyterian Church, Trinity United Church of Christ, the United Methodist Church and St. James Lutheran Church.

Upcoming Event Dates

  • AUG 22
  • AUG 29

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