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American Stories Historic Walking Tours

Gettysburg, PA, USA
About American Stories Historic Walking Tours
American Stories Historic Walking ToursExperience the drama of the 1863 civilians as they are caught in the cross-fire of the great battle. Our period dressed guides escort you through the Gettysburg historic district and back in time to those exciting days in 1863. Licensed and professional, our guides are trained/certified by the PA Department of Heritage Tourism, Gettysburg National Military Park, and/or Main Street Gettysburg. Day & evening tours are available year-round by appointment. Evening tours are conducted by candlelight.
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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

It was so interesting to learn about how the battle affected people in the town. I never even knew that there was fighting in the streets of the town! Our tour guide, Pat, was informative and entertaining. Even my 9 year old and 7 year...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank W628KWmelindac
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Our period dressed tour guide, Pat, met my wife and I as promised at the appointed time and place. We were the only two on the tour the afternoon of September 21, 2018. We liked her immediately. Pat has lived in the area of Gettysburg...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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gburglocal, Owner at American Stories Historic Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Thank you for the review! I hope you had a great visit in Gettysburg. Pat

Reviewed May 21, 2018

May 19, 2018 a group of us did the "Black Cat Walking Tour" of Gettysburg. It was awesome! I live an hour/half away from Gettysburg and know a lot about the Battles/etc. However....our group was so surprised of what we didn't know! Our tour guide...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda H
Reviewed October 24, 2017

When you've had enough of monuments, take this tour to learn what the townspeople of Gettysburg experienced during the battle and for months afterwards. We had a private tour for my husband and myself. Pat met us in her period costume at the appointed spot...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Honeymooner201009
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Tours by appointment only, completely worth the reservation. She's a great story teller with a real passion for what she does. History is fun with her!

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank anschuetzr
Reviewed November 19, 2016

Did this tour on a recent trip to Gettysburg. Pat is very knowledgable and interesting. She dresses in period clothing. I would strongly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank RalphK328
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Amazing!!!I learned so much ! I felt like I was in Gettysburg in 1863! The tour guide made the stories come to life!! Loved it!!!

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Dawn H
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We took four children ages 10-13 on the Memories Of Battle walking tour. Our guide, Pat was very enthusiastic and engaging as she told stories of the residents of Gettysburg and the impact the battle had on the community. The tour was very informative and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank TraceyNY12
Reviewed July 12, 2015

I've been coming to Gettysburg since I was a teenager -- did the auto-tape tours, the Electric Map (miss it!) Lincoln train ride, etc., etc., etc. Now, 50 years after my first trip, I can say that the history walking tour with Pat was the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank David S
Reviewed May 8, 2015

This review is way too late...my apologies as I thought I had already reviewed this and only found out that I had not when suggesting this tour to my sister-in-law for an upcoming trip! We had a wonderful time. The tour guide met us at...More

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank tinyan74
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July 14, 2018|
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Response from gburglocal | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting American Stories. Our tours generally travel about 6 blocks and last about 1 hour 15 minutes.
June 10, 2018|
Response from gburglocal | Property representative |
Than k you for contacting American Stories. Your can find us by searching Destination Gettysburg, then clicking "Things to do", then "Tours". You can contact us via email to arrange a tour. All tours are available by... More
Kim B
July 21, 2015|
Response from LuvsHistory | Property representative |
Hi, This is Pat from American Stories. -Reservations can be made by email or by calling 717-624-8154 between 5 pm -9 pm. -Prices are $12.50 per person age 8-adult with a $25 minimum charge per tour. There is no charge... More