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Farnsworth House Candlelight Ghost Walks

401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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Ranked #26 of 36 activities in Gettysburg
Type: Tours
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We went to Gettysburg July 6th and 7th, 2014. We were friends and had two 8 year olds and an 11 year old. We thought a ghost tour would be fun. Our tour guide was Jenny, and she GREAT! From the minute she started the tour she had us engaged. She gauged the stories perfectly for the young ones to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I did 2 of their tours on July 4th 2014. I did the 7pm Mourning Theater and the 8:15 Confederate Hospital Walk. For the Mourning Tour the guide I had was Sam and she was absolutely FANTASTIC! She was hilarious (I kind of felt like she was wasted on our group cause no one else found her as entertaining as... More

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Berea, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We came to Gettysburg PA after escaping the NJ coast hurricane and we've had a blast! We tried two other ghost tours and this is the best, hands down! And NOT because its best out of three but because our guide, Allie, was so passionate about the history of the town! Her stories make you feel, smell, envision...incredible!! Loved it!!... More

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farnsworth_guide, Manager at Farnsworth House Candlelight Ghost Walks, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're glad that you chose us to escape the bad weather, and we're even more glad that you enjoyed your time at the Farnsworth House. Allie has been with us for nearly a decade, and she continues to charm our guests on a daily basis. Once again, thanks for stopping by, and we hope to... More

Kersey, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We went on the 9:30 pm Cemetary Hill tour with Allie as our guide on June 21st 2014. We didn't make advanced reservstions but were able to get on a tour. The group was large. There were about 50 people that got split into 2 groups. Our group with Allie started out at a Witness Tree and then moved up... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We did the Confederate Hospital Walk tour, which was extremely disappointing. Our guide was slovenly and unprofessional, with a very quiet voice and an unconvincing manner. The tour had very little information on Confederate Hospitals and the stories seemed poorly researched. Would not recommend.

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farnsworth_guide, Manager at Farnsworth House Candlelight Ghost Walks, responded to this review

I'm sad to hear that you did not enjoy your tour, your guide, and that you feel that you did not receive enough information about Confederate Hospitals. This tour stops at multiples buildings that your guide should have highlighted as Confederate hospitals, including outlining all of the gory details of what went on inside. Additionally, the tour enters the Farnsworth... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We took the Cemetary Hill Ghost Walk which was advertised as 'walk through Gettysburg to explore some of the town’s most haunted locations'. visit the historic Farnsworth House, explore sites including the Jennie Wade House and the Grove, the site of a massive Confederate charge on July 2, 1863. (all this straight from their website) This is what we did....We... More

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farnsworth_guide, Manager at Farnsworth House Candlelight Ghost Walks, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed you guide and your time in the Farnsworth House. We pride ourselves on having guides who are some of the most knowledgeable on the Civil War history and folklore. I am glad that you found the stories and history of the inn compelling. However, I would like to point out that the tour conducted... More

Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We took a Candlelight Ghost Tour - East Cemetery Hill - on September 22, 2013. We were with our 8 year old son, so we booked an 8:00 p.m. tour. Our tour guide was Jenny, and she was absolutely OUTSTANDING! From the minute she approached us on the sidewalk and said "I see green tickets. You're with me!", she grabbed... More

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farnsworth_guide, Manager at Farnsworth House Candlelight Ghost Walks, responded to this review

Thank you for great review! As you can probably tell, our guides love what they do and are always enthusiastic to share their vast knowledge of history and ghost stories. It's especially rewarding to have enthusiastic guests, and a few kind words never hurt either. We pride ourselves in having the best storytellers in town, and I am glad that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Mike was an awesome tour guide. My 9 year old niece and 10 year old son just loved the attic. Hope to go back soon and do a different tour.

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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

My family, 3 adults 2 children (17) and one (6). Took the 9:30 ghost walk and we had a very good time. The stories were very cool and even a little spooky, but not too bad for my 6 year old. 2 adults and my 17 year old went on the 11:00 pm mature ghost walk and had a blast.... More

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

My daughter and I have been on the Farnsworth House East Cemetery Hill Ghost Walk 3 times so far and have had experiences every time. Our tour guide Jenny was a delightful gem. She is a great storyteller and very personable. We have also had one tour with Mike and he is very insightful and a great storyteller as well.... More

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