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Address: 8 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: 866-486-5735
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Museum for History of Gettysbugh Address

Great place to see where Abraham Lincoln finished writing the Gettysburg Address. Videos and nice tour of the house.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Smithtown, New York
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Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Very historic and educational. Eady to find in center of town and look for Lincoln otside. Good photo op.

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Smithtown, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great place to see where Abraham Lincoln finished writing the Gettysburg Address. Videos and nice tour of the house.

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AA, Mi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Located downtown Gettysburg ~ 5 minutes from Battlefield Visiting Center. Two story historic home/ museum has actual bedroom Lincoln used prior to Nov 1863 Gettysburg Address along with interesting displays of this historic visit/speech.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have visited this museum a couple of times. It's short and small, but would be a great stop to the beginning of your tours that way you can watch the videos presented here. Then head out to battlefields. Definitely worth the stop. There is a cost to admission.

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now Orlando
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I think it is because of everything else to see in the area that I didn't care for this attraction as much. Their is nothing really wrong with it but the only real bang is to see the place where Lincoln stayed to write the speech. If it wasn't for all the great stuff in the area this would be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Tour took approximately 45-60 minutes while reading the majority of the displays. This is an excellent and must see stop if you need something to "fill in" time while you are visiting the park.

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Louisville, KY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Most people concentrate on the battlefield, numerous ghost tours and T-shirt shops in the historic town of Gettysburg. However, on the north end of town there is a historic house where you can see the bed Abraham Lincoln slept in on his return to Gettysburg to give what would become his famous Gettysburg Address. The cost is small compared to... More 

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Deux-Montagnes, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very informative on what happened during President Lincoln's visit to Gettysburg. Also learned a lot more about some of the legal transactions that went on during this time.

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Pittston, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A great place to visit. It's where Lincoln stayed the night before giving the Gettysburg Address. The man who owned it created the cemetery to lay the to rest. Very informative and the staff was wonderful.

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I did not expect much from the David Wills House before walking through the door, but it turned out to be one of the more modern museums in town. It doesn't take very long to go through the museum, but it is well worth the time and money to see where President Lincoln finished one of the most poignant speeches... More 

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