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Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station


35 Carlisle Street

Gettysburg, PA 17325




The stately Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station stands tall over downtown Gettysburg to tell the stories of a prosperous town ravaged by war and raised by the determination of its citizens. 

Built in 1859 to serve as the western terminus of the Gettysburg Railroad line to Hanover, Pennsylvania; the station served as a field hospital, a departure point for thousands of soldiers, and a place of greeting for President Lincoln when he came to deliver his Gettysburg Address.

Discover Gettysburg’s stories through special exhibits. The Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station is FREE and open to the public. Metered street parking and a self-parking garage located on Racehorse Alley are available.

Find out more at our website or call (717) 338-1243 and plan your visit today!

The Gettysburg Foundation owns and operates the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station and is a private, non-profit educational organization working in partnership with the National Park Service to enhance preservation and understanding of the heritage and lasting significance of Gettysburg. 

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