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Gettysburg National Military Park

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Address: 1195 Baltimore Pike (Route 97), Gettysburg, PA 17325-2804
Phone Number: 717-334-1124
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Activities: Driving
Description: Site of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War.
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Interesting and informative history

Drove the self drive tour with the cd from gift shop. Very nice way and you get all the facts at you own pace and personal interests. The amount of deaths that took place here... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Drove the self drive tour with the cd from gift shop. Very nice way and you get all the facts at you own pace and personal interests. The amount of deaths that took place here for our freedoms was very great and most miss the fact in public school.

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We had a fabulous experience at the museum, right from the start where we bought our tickets. The film, narrated by Morgan Freeman, was an excellent way to learn about the background of the Civil War, and the cyclorama, a 100-year old (yet 3-D) painting was amazing. We took the bus tour with tour guide Tim Smith, who was really... More 

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Sanford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

With our own guide driving our vehicle you can get more information and not be overwhelmed. The tour is 2 hours long and with a driver stopping at the important spots you actually feel like you are a part of the battle. Highly recommend.

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Duncannon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

There are two thousand different monuments. What more do you need? Look for the out-of-the-way markers that mark where regiment battle lines ended. Super stories about these.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The story and the history. The place is an American treasure and to understand our history you must understand these special places that mark the turning points in the American story

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We hired a driver to drive our car around the battlefield, Tom gave a blow by blow account of the 3 day battle over a 2.5 hr tour. I highly recommend this type of tour.

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Avon, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Our family stopped here for a day trip. Very cool to see the battlefields and monuments. Definitely worth the trip. We have a 8 and 9 year old. One day was perfect for us. We did a self driving tour and went to the visitor center. Very cool place to visit!

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent experience, especially with a private guide. Especially interesting to see the monument dedicated to a family ancestor and his unit in the Union Army wounded at the High Watermark.

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Princeton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Very great stop! Make sure that you see the both films as they show both sides of the war. Very informative ! make sure that you take the driving tour if possible. You won't see as many monuments at any other park as you see here.

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Covington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This was our first visit. We found that the. Value package was a good choice to get an overview in a day. There are other choices for a more in depth or personall experience, including free tours.

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