We stayed Oct. 19 & 20. This was our second time at the Inn, once 5 yrs. ago when it was a Holiday Inn. The staff is excellent, the location Great, comp. breakfast better then most. But the room was, let's say special. We stayed in room 539. It wasn't until the second evening I was informed that the Inn had a few spirited guest. My sister and brother in law were with us staying on the same 5th floor but at the other end. My sister struck up a conversation with the clerk at the front desk who was telling her of the spirited guests they had there. One by the name of George, who liked to hang around on the 5th floor. My son and wife returned shortly there after from a ghost walk, and were telling us that the guide, who took them by the Inn, told them that this Inn had some of the most active spirited guest. I just took it all in stride, smiling, due to being sceptical of all these "ghostly" encounters. Let's just say I'm a bit less sceptical after last night. My son and I fell asleep before my wife. Prior to going to sleep I set my phone alarm to go off at 7:00 a.m. and set it on the bed stand. My alarm went off, and due to it's loud setting I grabbed it quick and hit the snooze and dozed back to sleep.thinking my wife's phone alarm was soon to go off. After probably a minute or two, I don't really know, I groggily woke and thought I'd just better turn mine off, that I would hear her's. So I turned the alarm off the phone and laid it back on the night stand and then looked at my watch and it was 2:30 a.m. Didn't think much of it, other then it seemed odd, and went back to sleep. At approx. 4:30 a.m. I woke again to the sound of the AC kicking on then back off then a few minutes later back on, as though it was attempting to cool the room. I laid there awake, I guess my turning over awoke my wife, she not knowing I was awake look at here phone clock and I asked here if she was OK, she said yes that she had to go to the bathroom. She got up and walked to the bathroom with the light off and the door open she went to sit down and shrieked. I asked what the problem was and she said someone left the seat up. That's possible with 2 males in the room, but when she was the last one to use it after my son and I had both gone to sleep. Well...make of it what you want. When she crawled back into bed, I told her I think George is playing with us tonight. She said tell me about it in the morning. I laid there smiling, because I was told he was a playful kind of "spirit" and only had fun with people who weren't scared. I rolled over and tried to go back to sleep, but the AC kept kicking on and off every few minutes and then I noticed the room was getting cold. I rolled back over got my glasses and looked at the digital temp. on the unit. It read what appeared to be 68 which I had set it on earlier when the room was stuffy. I got up to turn the temp up and the digital setting was 63. Which while laying in bed made it appear to be 68. this is when I really started smiling starting to believe maybe there is something to this guy George. By this time I wasn't going back to sleep so I put on some pants and decided to go outside and see if any of the other claimed sightings were going on. i.e. children running/playing down the outdoor walkway on the 5th floor. or civil war soldiers reenacting a battle going on in a fenced field behind the Inn parking lot. An area where no one should be. I stood on the balcony for awhile but nothing and went down to get some coffee in the lobby until the others woke up. When I went back up, after they had awoke my wife said she wanted to hear about this George stuff. But first she asked me why I had left a pair of my underwear under the sheets at the foot of the bed. Which I informed her I didn't take off any underwear while in bed, I'd believe I'd know if I did. Now I'm really starting to believe there might be something to the George stuff and I was finding it amusing. I told her of the other happenings along with what she had experienced with the toilet seat. We then went off to breakfast. Upon returning to the room to use the restroom and get our bags, my wife and son went first when they were ready they grabbed some bags to take to the car and I went in to use the restroom. While sitting there doing my business I felt, what seemed to be, a cool soft breeze on the back of my calf. It lasted only 2-3 seconds but was noticeable, not thinking I bent to my left and looked at the wall and under the sink for an air vent think it might have kicked on, nothing, so I looked to my right, beside the wall and toilet, nothing, then it dawned on me that there were no vents the AC/heater was at the front door. When I got down to the parking lot I was telling my sister and son about what had just happened and my sister told me in an excited voice, that was one of the things that these ghost/spirits do. I said well it looks like George had fun entertaining me/us last night. Take all this for what it's worth or what you believe but I enjoyed the events and am leaning towards believing there just might be some truth about this fun loving George. I can't find a reasonable explanation for all that happened. If ever we go back to Gettysburg I will most definitely stay at the Inn again. Not because of a chance run in with George again because It's a nice family owned Inn now, with a great location and great staff.
Ask for the 5th floor for a chance to meet George. Just don't be scared and enjoy the encounter...
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