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Address: 271 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: (717) 337-0445
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Sun - Fri 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Description: The “Ghosts of Gettysburg Tours” are best described as a combination of...
The “Ghosts of Gettysburg Tours” are best described as a combination of history and mystery. The battle that took place in Gettysburg was horrific. We do our best to treat the men who gave their lives with the respect they deserve. We use ghost stories, as relayed to Mr. Nesbitt by those who have experienced them, to explore what happened here. Anyone can make up a scary ghost story, but somehow, knowing that people experienced the ghostly happenings that our guides describe, has to make one wonder if an encounter is in your own future! Our tours include as much of the town as can be walked comfortably. The buildings in Gettysburg are all privately owned, but from what we've been told, just as many ghosts are wandering the streets as are hanging out within four walls! If you're looking for a "halloween haunted house" kind of experience, this is not the tour for you!
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Some interesting tales

The tour guide frequently bemoaned that he 'legally' wasn't permitted to go to, or discuss the Jennie Wade house. That wasn't necessary as there were some fascinating stories... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Lisa_NJ_NY
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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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Beaufort, SC
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317 reviews 317 reviews
75 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Our grandson wants to go on ghost walks in every city we take him to. This was the best we have ever done because it didn't rely on fake ghosts and all that hyped up junk we've experienced on other tours in other cities. Our guide told us real stories about the terrible things that happened in Gettysburg and brought... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Being off season not all the tours were open yet.... But we were able to take the Baltimore Street tour. We were taken to different places of historical importance and given very knowledgeable information. Our tour guide was great! We were able to obtain some very good pictures.... Possibly capturing a few things that would interest many! This is a... More 

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New York, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Ann from Ghosts of Gettysburg Candlelight Walking tours brought a real sense of personality as well as a deep knowledge of ghost stories and local lore, especially Jenny Wade. It was a great time and she is an personable, talented guide.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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99 reviews 99 reviews
34 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The tour guide frequently bemoaned that he 'legally' wasn't permitted to go to, or discuss the Jennie Wade house. That wasn't necessary as there were some fascinating stories just within the contained area we toured. The guide was personable and kept the audience entertained and engaged. For the price, it's a good value, and particularly if you want creepy story... More 

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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Can't say enough about this tour! It's always a great time! Whenever I go we always call ahead to try and get Bill, as we appreciate his background of being a history teacher and being able to connect so well with the history of the town. Definitely the best ghost tour I have ever been on!

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Dubuque, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We've been to Gettysburg numerous times, and have taken a number of ghost tours, and Ghosts of Gettysburg is by far the best. We have yet to have a disappointing tour guide. He or she were in period dress, and always appeared eager to entertain the group with good ghost stories. Last week was a cold chilly wet night, which... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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126 reviews 126 reviews
59 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Has to be the best ghost tour in all of Gettysburg. Been on 3 of their tours, and all the tour guides are great. They incorporate historical facts to go along with the tales from beyond. Prices for 60-90 tours are reasonable, generally under 10 dollars each. Highly recommend this tour for anyone looking for good ghost stories.

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New Jersey
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102 reviews 102 reviews
20 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This tour is based off the the book series of the same name. A few years ago I would have given the tour a five star rating but the last tour I went on was not quite as good. The pros: the guides seem to be knowledgeable about the area and the stories they are telling, the amount of walking... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We did the 8pm tour on a beautiful night. However the stories seemed contrived & overly long, perhaps because they had not much to share. Quite disappointing, perhaps we just picked the wrong establishment to book with.

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North Versailles, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The tour was very loud at times because of the traffic on Baltimore. The guide told us more personal stories and babbled on and on. At the end of the tour we were passing our car and thought let's just get in the car and go for a beer and pizza. When we were walking out the bar we stopped... More 

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