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Address: 8 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: 866-486-5735
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Reflective

Great model of the Gettysburg as it was in 1863. A great time to reflect as you stand in Lincoln's Guest Quarters ... what was going through his mind on that November night before... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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Augusta, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This house museum was located across from our hotel and not far from the Gettysburg National Historic sight. This house is where Lincoln stayed the night before he gave the Gettysburg Address, and it is said that he finished writing the speech in this house. Wills was a lawyer, and he and his wife hosted Lincoln, as well as Eugene... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great model of the Gettysburg as it was in 1863. A great time to reflect as you stand in Lincoln's Guest Quarters ... what was going through his mind on that November night before he delivered the Gettysburg Address the next day??

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Sterling, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The admission price isn't bad at all...under 10 dollars per person. The house is a self guided tour with plenty of videos to help guide you through the house as you make your way upstairs to where Lincoln slept while he stayed in the house. There are a good bit of Gettysburg relics within the house along with a display... More 

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Melrose Park, United States
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52 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The house has a wonderful history about it. To see where President Lincoln sat, ate and slept was wonderful. Another piece of history you might not have heard about in school.

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was a hidden gem for us. I am so glad we did this tour - it only took about 40 minutes and the knowledge we gained was well worth it.

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A great place to see if you are a CW or Lincoln buff. See the bed he slept in and the room he stayed in. VERY educational.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This museum basically consists of a saddle that Lincoln rode on and the bedroom where he slept. Everything else is informational interactive displays. For what you can actually see, this museum should really be free.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I don't know exactly what I was expecting, but whatever it was, this place disappointed. Of course, the "Lincoln Bedroom" was worth seeing (where he slept the night before he delivered his address at the dedication of the Gettysburg Soldier's Cemetery, but the rest of the place could have been left out of our itinerary.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Each month, two dear friends accompany me on a Friday getaway. Last month, Gettysburg was our destination. We planned our day from the early morning stop at the Frederick, Maryland Visitor's Center. From there we started a leisurely drive to Gettysburg - stopping at a covered bridge along the way. After visiting the hallowed grounds of Gettysburg, we journeyed into... More 

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mars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

David Wills, a lawyer, was asked to decently bury the Pennsylvania dead after the Battle of Gettysburg. Eventually, all Northern States were represented. Wills invited the speaker for the day and as an afterthought tried to get President Lincoln to come and "say a few words". Despite responsibilities of the war and family difficulties, Lincoln decided to attend. His speech... More 

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