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History & Heritage

History & Heritage

Gettysburg is history.

Famous for the battle over the first three days of July 1863, history is alive and well in Gettysburg. Explore, examine and experience the history of the Civil War through battlefield tours, living history attractions and numerous museums.

The Shriver family homestead for 6 generations. Tour this museum complex consisting of the main house and award-winning grist mill.

410-848-2288

3311 Littlestown Pike ,
Westminster , MD 21158

Travel back in time with a guide dressed in period attire as you walk through the Shrivers’ meticulously restored 1860 home to learn the other side of the Battle of Gettysburg – how families and their homes were affected during and after the battle that ravaged this historic town.

717-337-2800

309 Baltimore Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Witness the Battle of Gettysburg from two unique perspectives – the civilians who called it home, and the soldiers on the battlefield. The story of the battle comes to life through both museum displays, and the battlefield orientation film, “Gettysburg Animated Map”, produced by the American Battlefield Trust.

717-334-6245

297 Steinwehr Avenue ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Customized training that inspires your people, fills your needs, and fits your budget and schedule.

410-842-3692

520 Grant Drive ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Best known as the house where President Abraham Lincoln stayed prior to delivering the Gettysburg Address, the David Wills House features a National Park Service seven-gallery interactive museum relating the story of Wills, Lincoln’s visit and the Gettysburg Address.

717-334-2499

8 Lincoln Square ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

The Rupp House History Center tells the story of civilian life during and after the Battle of Gettysburg. See, hear and feel how the 1863 battle and its aftermath impacted the John Rupp family and their Gettysburg neighbors. Join us for hands-on history, living historians, Civil War programs family activities and special events.

717-338-1243

451 Baltimore Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

View a collection of vintage racecars, artifacts, research library of rare books, and sport of auto racing documents & photos, plus a gift shop.

717-528-8279

100 Baltimore Road ,
York Springs , PA 17372

We are the only and longest-running bicycle tour company in Gettysburg’s History. This is the ONLY way to truly EXPERIENCE Gettysburg

717-752-7752

1195 Baltimore Pike ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

The Musical Tribute Show that you have been waiting for.

301-933-4333

1816 Snowdrop Lane ,
Silver Spring , MD 20906

Join us here at the Farnsworth House for historical and ghost presentations. Tour one of the most haunted inns in America during a ghost tour or paranormal investigation, or take an interactive history tour in Camp Tiger, our Civil War camp located right on property!

717-334-8838

401 Baltimore Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

The Hanover Area Historical Society protects and promotes the historical heritage of the greater Hanover area. The Society acquires, preserves and provides access to historical buildings and sites and to artifacts and archives that have historical significance to the Hanover area.

717-362-3207

21 Baltimore Street ,
Hanover , PA 17331

*Closed for the 2020 season. Warm Summer nights await for tours and adventure.

717-521-2429

5 Steinwehr Avenue ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Visit Gettysburg. Learn some history. Bring home memories! We offer horseback rides on the Gettysburg Battlefield and battlefield and town horse-drawn carriage tours. Tour the Gettysburg Battlefield with Licensed Battlefield Guides on walking tours or private car tours- same day availability!

717-476-7428

Carriages: 297 Steinwehr Avenue, Horseback: Youth Camp Entrance, McMillan Woods ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

With but few minor changes and repairs, the house remains much as it did more than 150 years ago. Authentically furnished from cellar to attic.

717-334-4100

548 Baltimore Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

See one of the most extensive private collections of artifacts from the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, Presidencies and Pop Culture.

717-337-2035

219 Baltimore Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Experience ranger programs & walks, campfire programs, living history & events that assist in preserving & interpreting the Gettysburg Battle.

717-334-1124 ext. 80

1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100 ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

See the entire 6,000 acre battlefield at one time at the Gettysburg Diorama.

717-334-6408

241 Steinwehr Avenue ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Our Nation’s Capital, Washington D.C., is just a short ride from historic Gettysburg. Immerse yourself in our nation’s history with an unrivaled narrated tour conducted by our own DC guide.

877-723-1863

Pick-up locations at selected Gettysburg hotels, and campgrounds ,
York Springs , PA 17372

Take a historic church walking tour of eight downtown Gettysburg churches featuring the battle and its aftermath, hospital scenes and heroic civilian nurses.

717-357-9373

208 Baltimore St. ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Start your Gettysburg journey at the heart of the First Day’s Fighting. Located along Seminary Ridge on the National Park Service’s auto tour route, guided tours of the building’s cupola are available offering wonderful battlefield views.

TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence winner.

717-339-1300

111 Seminary Ridge ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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