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Address: 8 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: 866-486-5735
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My fourth week-long trip to Gettysburg will be in 2017

Stay at the Inn of 1863. Excellent location, across the street from O'Rorke's, a short walk to the Farnsworth House and downtown Gettysburg. Walk out the door and you are steps... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Very well-restored house that provided some very interesting insight into Lincolns' travels to Gettysburg to deliver the address.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Stay at the Inn of 1863. Excellent location, across the street from O'Rorke's, a short walk to the Farnsworth House and downtown Gettysburg. Walk out the door and you are steps from Union artillery on Cemetery Ridge. Clean comfortable rooms that are rteasonably priced. Ample parking. Location, location, location.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Learned a lot here and it was interesting, but more of a sterile museum than the original house. Still well worth a visit.

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Manchester Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Takes about a hour to go through the house. It was very interesting to read all about David Wills. This is the house the Lincoln stayed at when we arrived at Gettysburg to give his address. It is said that he finished writing it in the room he stayed in here. I would add this to a place to visit... More 

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Oxford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a great self guided tour. It is one that all should see! This house is where President Lincoln stayed the night before he gave his Gettysburg address. Can't even believe Abraham Lincoln stayed there! Can't even believe his speech was perfected the night before he was to give it. Just fascinating.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I was disappointed it wasn't more of a "house" tour but was mostly a home turned into a museum. The room Lincoln stayed in while in Gettysburg is intact with authentic furniture. The guide was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed talking with him for a long time. Others in our group really liked the house.

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wonderful place to visit. A lot of interesting facts and artifacts to discover. Well run museum. Friendly staff. Truly enjoyed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was the house that Lincoln stayed in before he gave his famous speech. He even put the finishing touches on the speech in their home. The story was very interesting. I'm glad we visited this location. I feel that this is a must see. My hero of the house was Mrs. Will's. What a trooper she was.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

President Lincoln stayed here the night before he made his Gettysburg address. There is a lot of information here and interesting exhibits. Good place to go on a rainy day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The preservation of the house was fantastic, and it was set up in a logical way to move through and the presentation of information was lovely.

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Address: 8 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: 866-486-5735
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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