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Oct 30

POSTPONED – Free Dobbin House Tours

*These tours have been suspended until further notice.

Enjoy a FREE, guided, hour-plus tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. This popular and highly-rated presentation highlights the house built in 1776 by the Reverend Alexander Dobbin. His stone home spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. View all the decorated rooms while interacting with period antiques to understand how the home’s occupants lived during the 18th and 19th centuries.

  • Savor a combination of history and entertainment
  • View all the historically decorated rooms
  • Interact with period antiques
  • See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
  • Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant

2020 Tour Dates:
This free once-daily (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) tour begins at 10am and meets in the Dobbin House Country Curiosity Store. Tours are on a first-come basis and space is limited. Please note that the tour includes going up and down stairs.

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  • Oct 30
  • Oct 31
  • Nov 01
  • Nov 06
  • Nov 07
  • Nov 08
  • Nov 13
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  • Dec 04
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  • Dec 06

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