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“Very interesting and u must stop by the evergreen cem. Next door” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg

The Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg
97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Ranked #6 of 65 things to do in Gettysburg
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Owner description: 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.
Medford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very interesting and u must stop by the evergreen cem. Next door”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Very peaceful and sad when you walk in this place. You are amazed at the giant monuments and you read the signs of words from another time. Before u go here go to the Evergreen cemetery next door u can drive thru that one, not this one. See jenny wades tombstone. It was a must for use to find.
As we left the Evergreens we saw a huge hawk right next to me staring off. My Prius was quiet so he did not know we where there. I wanted to get my camera, but if was just amazed how beautiful he looked staring off at the cemetery. He was almost like a guardian. Very peaceful.

Visited September 2013
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Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Incredible and a must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

What a great experience! Bring your walking shoes and camera, this is a must when in the area! We did a field guided tour of battle field first and our guide told us to come back here and walk around! What an unbelievable feeling we had, so humbling and makes you aware of the loss of lives in this very small town.

Visited August 2013
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Wauseon, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This Cemetery is so well taken care of.. a nice stroll to reflect .. This was our first and last stop we walked it twice.

Visited September 2013
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Canton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Should definitely see this!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I saw the cemetery on a beautiful fall day. It was awe-inspiring. A volunteer there provided some additional background to the site and how Lincoln came to visit there. Don't omit this site from a visit to Gettysburg!

Visited September 2013
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st louis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Reason for coming”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Before you do anything else, start here....walk the ground where thousands of our countrymen are laid to rest...know that on these very grounds Lincoln gave one of the most moving speechs in American history.

Visited September 2013
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