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Address: Gettysburg, PA
Phone Number: (717) 337-1709
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If you want the true Gettysburg experience, you absolutely need a Licensed Battlefield Guide! The guides have studied the battle extensively and are dedicated to ensuring you get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

If you want the true Gettysburg experience, you absolutely need a Licensed Battlefield Guide! The guides have studied the battle extensively and are dedicated to ensuring you get the most out of your visit to the battlefield.

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was our first time in Gettysburg so we did not know the difference between a Licensed Battlefield Guide and any other guide. We learned the difference the hard way but hope this review will help others not to make the same mistake we did. We booked an expensive tour with a company that did not employ Licensed Battlefield Guides... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Took a carriage ride outside the Heritage Center and toured the area around that. The kids loved visiting the battlefield that way, and adults got to relax and enjoy the views. The staff and guide could not have been better. This is a VERY good experience especially with children.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I went on our first trip to Gettysburg last week and decided to hire a battlefield guide since neither of us knew much about the battle. Our guide was Bob Gale - he was very knowledgeable and engaged us in his play-by-play narration of each day of the battle. He also pointed out things we never would... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have been to Gettysburg many times and went with some very knowledgeable people. All the guides that I have toured with have been informative and very good at their job. They were always friendly with a good sense of humor.

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Mohnton, Pennsylvania
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We used this group for the second time last week. These people are FANTASTIC. The man we had this time gave a different perspective than the first one, five years ago, but both were incredibly knowledgeable and provided a wonderful experience at a reasonable cost. If you go to tour the battlefield, this is the way to go.

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Great Falls, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The guides have an incredible knowledge of Civil War history in general, not just about Gettysburg. Don't think of these guides as your typical tour guide with their memorized speeches; these guides have such in depth knowledge that we could not stump George with any of our questions. George clearly had a passion for the Civil War and it shows... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough how guides bring so much to your experience when you travel. Our guide was kind and knowledgeable and helped us "visualize" what happened at Gettysburg.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Our guide was a wealth of knowledge about the battle. It was obvious from his answers to our many and myriad questions that he knew the battle thoroughly. Before our tour, he asked about any Civil War era ancestors we knew of. He drove our car through the park, describing the battle from beginning to end, making sure to mention... More 

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

I had heard that hiring a licensed battlefield guide was "the only way" to experience all the history that Gettysburg had to offer. I admit that I had to be convinced, and I am so glad that I took the time to book a guide ahead of our trip. Our guide, Susan, made our 3 hour tour seem like minutes.... More 

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Address: Gettysburg, PA
Phone Number: (717) 337-1709
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg

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