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Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/Guides

13 reviews
Gettysburg, PA, USA
About Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/Guides
A town changed forever! Walk the streets of Gettysburg and hear the civilians' experiences before, during, and after the 1863 battle. Experience Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg. Venture to Gettysburg's seldom seen places. Historian guides offer a variety of tours that will delight and interest visitors of all ages. In season, we operate daily out of the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station at 35 Carlisle Street, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Other hours by appointment. And check our website for our special evening tours! As of the summer of 2019, the fee for a 90 minute tour is $25 for adults, $10 for youth 9 to 17, and free for children 8 and under.
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Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

Told from a local (Susan Swope) whose great grandfather lived on York Street, this tour makes the Civil War & life in Gburg come to life! And Susan tells local history that even pertained to my lifetime & life in Gburg. This tour is a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank epella2017
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took our 12 year old grandson on a whirlwind trip. Gettysburg was our fifth stop in six days. We chose the 3 part bus tour and we we're very happy we did. The guide was very knowledgeable and we learned from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anorine
Reviewed June 2, 2018

We were traveling with another family, total 4 adults and 4 children (15, 13, 11, 10 yo), to Gettysburg over the Memorial Day weekend. We booked a mystery/ghost tour in advance and were all looking forward to it. We were told to meet our tour...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank MindyM5
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Very knowledgeable historian (Susan Swope) who taught us so many interesting details of Gettysburg and the Civil War.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Loriwarn
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Jane was a delightful tour guide. We had so much fun walking the town with her. Her spirits were high despite the pouring rain!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mwellover
Reviewed July 25, 2017

We had a wonderful afternoon tour with a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian. We learned so many things we would not otherwise have known. It is also nice to have an expert source for answering questions you might have.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank NancyD3207
Reviewed June 28, 2017

On my honeymoon with my wife. Neither of us had been to Gettysburg, but I had a working knowledge of the battle in and around the town, and my wife has a keen curiosity about history. Our guide, Jerry, was nothing short of fantastic. From...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CondorAndBluebird
Reviewed June 22, 2017

I visited Gettysburg PA on June 12, 2017 and took a tour of the town with Jerry LaRusso, one of the Gettysburg Licensed Town Historians. We had a great time with Jerry and learned a lot about what happened in the town during the 3...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Holly F
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Jerry was our guide for the 90 minute walking tour of Gettysburg. He is very knowledgable about what happened in the town before, during and after the battle and told stories to relay this information, not just giving dry facts and dates. Any question we...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kyurek-indy
Reviewed August 3, 2016

My son and I were very lucky to have Susan Swope take us on a fascinating walking tour of Gettysburg. Susan's family has been in Gettysburg well prior to the Battle, and she presented a very informed and personal view of this amazing small town....More

Date of experience: July 2016
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