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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.

Tour the Battlefield in your vehicle. Completely updated. Available on dual CD’s with map included. Soldiers’ National Cemetery included.

717-860-6974

See Below ,
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

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

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

Ever wonder what the battle looked like? Our dioramas show the fields populated – in miniature! Stop by after a battlefield tour to see the actions that you just learned about, or come before your tour to familiarize yourself with the men who fought over the very ground you'll be walking on!

717-420-5273

785 Baltimore St ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Discover the history of Gettysburg’s African American citizens and those who impacted the history of Gettysburg on this self-guided tour in and around Gettysburg.

Throughout the area ,
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

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

Constructed in 1894 by Joseph Smith, this Burr-truss covered bridge is the only covered bridge in Adams County still used for daily traffic.

717-334-6274

Jack's Mountain Road ,
Fairfield , PA 17320

Gettysburg Story Tour a Film brings the Battlefield alive for new visitors and buffs alike. The self-guided, driving, audio auto tour offers a gripping journey through the Gettysburg Battlefield following the official National Park Auto Tour route.

717-500-1863

1195 Baltimore Pike, Available at GNMP Visitor Center and online. ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Whether you're with a battlefield guide or on your own, bring the battlefield to life and gain a real understanding of what happened during this historic battle on your tablet or mobile phone with a leading-edge AR 360 app. Available for download in the Google Play and Apple App Store.

844-224-7669

1035 Austin Highway ,
San Antonio , TX 78209

Ride into history on a memorable and enjoyable tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield on our gentle and well-trained horses.

717-334-5100

610 Taneytown Road ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

The 1863 Gettysburg Civilians: Hear their stories! Experience their drama! Knowledgeable, period-attired guides bring Gettysburg’s history alive.

717-624-8154

65 W. Middle Street, Tour information available ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Steinwehr is home to restaurants, lodging, specialty retail, gift & souvenir shops, museums, history centers, art galleries, tours, & living history.

717-337-1698

Steinwehr Avenue ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Meet General and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant, often seen exploring Gettysburg themselves. This historical couple will provide a special Gettysburg experience.

717-799-6806

40 Bryan Court ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

1863 Escape Room gives its participants the opportunity to solve a Civil War mystery within one hour. As the suspense, excitement, and intrigue build, you will work as a team using your best intuition, instinct, and logic to become a “hero” before time runs out. Proudly located in historic downtown!

717-420-2409

344 Baltimore Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Preserving the heritage of over 200 years of firefighting from the Greater Hanover Area, this museum showcases historic memorabilia and equipment explaining the progression of firefighting throughout the years.

717-637-6674

134 East Hanover Street ,
Hanover , PA 17331

Living history portrayals: James Maclay, Civil War and Gettysburg veteran, and George Washington, our first president. Music performances: Popular songs from the American Civil War and Colonial America. Acting, Dramatic Reading, Poetry Reading, and Public Speaking.

717-357-6082

2 Leyland Court ,
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

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