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The Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg

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Address: 97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Description: This is part of the park, the first national cemetary in the country...
This is part of the park, the first national cemetary in the country, absolutly beautiful and humbling. Id like to do a review of it to let others who come to your site know to visit it.
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This was the most interesting cemetery I have ever been to. I would recommend checking it out if your in town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This was the most interesting cemetery I have ever been to. I would recommend checking it out if your in town.

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Cumberland, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Very educational and full of history learned where famous people from war are buried ,a sad place but at same time proves there deaths were not in vain

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was a peaceful and historic walk after we took a tour of the area by bus. This was recommended.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Moving quite peaceful place to end your tour of the battle field at. Take the free tour or do ranger talk and then spend a little time walking about on your owen.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

this place is so quiet and awe inspiring/. Very sad on the number of unknown graves. May they all Rest in Peace

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Beautiful grounds, and certainly hallowed ground. So many graves were marked "unknown". But that was what happened at Gettysburg. Thousands were killed and buried quickly. Sad

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Waretown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The free 6:00 pm tour at the Soldiers National Cemetery was one of the highlights of our trip to Gettysburg. Our guide, Fred, was a retired military officer whose reverence for the environment was contagious. He was knowledgeable and respectful, and shared this with all in attendance. Rather than simply walking about this cemetery, please take the time to join... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Quiet solitude with a views of areas of battlefields from Cemetery Ridge put things in perspective for history buffs like us.

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Plymouth, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Guide was very well informed...kept the group interested. Being there gives you a whole different appreciation for history and what happened there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

After spending the day at the battleground and museum, we went for the free 6 pm guided tour of the cemetery. Highly recommend this experience! Very informative and quite moving to imagine President Lincoln here to soon after this battle, delivering his elegant speech.

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Additional Information about The Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg

Address: 97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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