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Address: Gettysburg Hotel, One Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone Number: 717-339-6161
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VARIOUS ROUTES, SPECIALTY & CUSTOM TOURS AVAILABLE Guided walking tours in downtown Gettysburg by Licensed Town Guides are 90 minutes. The tours provide stories from diary entries, personal accounts, letters, drawings, and photographs with stories of Tillie Pierce, Henrietta Shriver, the canon known as “Penelope”, Mary Virginia Wade, Sarah Broadhead, Mary McAllister, Elizabeth Gilbert, John Burns and many, many others.

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A lot of fun

We went on this walking tour and what a good time we had. We were lucky there were only about 12 people on the tour. Our guide told stories from The civil war, up to the present... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
lorraine d
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

We went on this walking tour and what a good time we had. We were lucky there were only about 12 people on the tour. Our guide told stories from The civil war, up to the present day. There is a lot of walking, so if you plan on taking little ones with you be prepared.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Reasonable prices for an walking tour of the town of Gettysburg. Not too strenuous-though suggest you wear a hat. You get individual ear cuff headsets so you can always hear the guide. This tour gives you a view of the war from the people who lived there as the troops moved through their streets and entered their homes.

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Fun tours at the Farnsworth House - especially the cellar - and with the Mason Dixon Paranormal Society...Gettysburg at night is a hoot!

Thank Nancy N
Tralee, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

They don`t judge if you bring a naggin in your faggin on tour, hilarious professional lads. see ye in Copps. xoxox ps this is Marion Fossett with an o

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Westminster, Md
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Again, every American should experience Gettysburg. The walking tour is well done, so informative if a bit long. Perhaps not for ADHD folks, the taped auto tour would be better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

We did the 3pm guided tour with Kevin. We were lucky to be the only ones on the tour so were much more involved. It really complemented the knowledge we had gained driving round the whole park. Very interesting to learn how individual citizens of the town had been affected in the battle. And the importance of Gettysburg to other... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

We went on several of the free guided walking tours the park service makes available to the visiting public. These are absolutely worth your time! Our historian guides were amazing, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, interesting ... I was so impressed and pleased that these were available for one and all! I wish we could have experienced all of the talks.

3 Thank Deb L
Tiffin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

I just love the downtown area of Gettysburg. It too has a plenty of history and this is the perfect way to learn about it. Also, we had a great tour guide. She was friendly, knowledgeable, and made the tour fun. Try the 10am tour, we were the only ones there making it quite nice.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

This was really fun and informative. We highly recommend this part of the trip to take in downtown Gettysburg. What a quaint and historic town. We wish we had stayed longer b/c there is just so much to see and do!

Thank Kerry J
Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

We did a tour called the gravediggers tour, it was pretty awesome. The things that we learned a lot of very interesting things about what happens before and after the war. The guide was very knowledgeable and happy to share that wealth of information inner think meat. I would certainly do it again the only reason I mdidnt give 5... More 

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