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Address: 8 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: 866-486-5735
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Linclom stayed here!

The night before the battle Lincoln stayed here, the Wills gave up their bed for him, and he revised his historic speech he was to give the following day. Well laid out museum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Newick, United Kingdom
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 729 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous place to visit on your trip to G. Amazing to think about Lincoln sleeping here. Loved the building, the setting on the corner, the square. Was a large Christmas tree right in the middle of the square... a festive holiday feel. If you're lucky you can snag one of the metered parking places right in front.

Hicksville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

David Wills was the first FEMA director, and the architect of the Gettysburg National Cemetery. He asked Lincoln to speak at the dedication (remember that little speech called the Gettysburg Address?) and hosted Lincoln the night before. Wonderful stories - and you can walk in the room where Lincoln stayed (exactly as it was the night he was there...) GOOSEBUMPS!!!... More 

Thank Anne Z
Newick, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The night before the battle Lincoln stayed here, the Wills gave up their bed for him, and he revised his historic speech he was to give the following day. Well laid out museum and charming house.

Thank PeglegSussex
Clarksville, Maryland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good information, including a video. The room where Lincoln stayed was really cool. But only the bed was what was in the room at the time, everything else is just from things popular around that time period. There is a very perfectly detailed map of Gettysburg at time of the war made with little buildings, carriages, plastic people, trees even... More 

Thank Amanda B
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited on Sunday the 1st and we enjoyed it so much! The videos and wall displays were very informative. We walked out of there and just thought about everything that the town, the people, and the country had been through. The face that you were stepping where President Lincoln stepped, seeing where he slept and the... More 

Thank shannen621
Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restoration was done accurately and detailed. The National Park attendant gave an amazing orientation and detail of the Wills House. Great films and interative attractions.

Thank George G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was exciting to be looking out the same window that Lincoln used to look out at the crowd below wanting to hear him speak.

Thank Carol A
Hull, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have been each of the four times we visited Gettysburg. Very overwhelming to see and feel where President Lincol and others stayed the night before the Gettysburg Address and where he finished his Address. Much more there as to pictures and historical aspects of the house.

Thank Donald B
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Great presentation of Wills' importance and also an awesome view of the bedroom in which Lincoln slept and finished his Gettyburg address.

Thank 4daysinQC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

An absolutely beautiful, restored home! We learned alot about the David Willis family, the stay of Lincoln when we he came to Gettysburg and other area residents. The artifacts are displayed and explained wonderfully. The small entrance fee is well worth what you will learn at the David Willis House. I definitely recommend a visit for anyone who is in... More 

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