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Address: 65 W Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2102
Phone Number: +1 717-624-8154
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

American Stories Historic Walking ToursExperience the drama of the 1863...

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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A must if you are in Gettysburg to learn about civilian life!!!

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!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 15, 2016
Dawn H
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 fun and is a break from the typical museum tour.

3 Thank TraceyNY12
Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 best experience ever. I know about Longstreet, Picket's Charge, and all the rest. But to... More 

2 Thank camapa233
Columbiana, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 our bed & breakfast in town. She was dressed in period costume and geniunely loved... More 

3 Thank Tina Y
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have traveled to Gettsyburg dozens of times in our 15 years together, but decided to get a tour guide for the first time this week because we were taking our 13 yr old daughter and her 14 yr old friend along. They will be studying the battle this year in school and really wanted to make sure they got... More 

4 Thank Renee B
Amherst, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Started our visit to Gettysburg by booking a personal tour online. We have two young kids and wanted some mild history pointing out interesting buildings and giving us sense of what it was like to live in the town at the time of the battle. Maryanne came in period costume and gave us just that! She gave us several stories... More 

1 Thank Sean M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

This was sooo cool! Kids loved it! Guide was very knowledgable. Very different perspective from your typical battleground tour. Very reasonably priced entertainment :) Good Job!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Pat did a wonderful job giving a tour of downtown Gettysburg. My youngest son asked her many questions about the civil war events and she delivered with great responses.

2 Thank huntpete
Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

A party of 5 took the Fact of Fiction Tour with Pat as our guide on 4th of July, we learned a lot and Pat's stories made it a lot of fun; the walk was not too far and my son loved the entire tour .. we spent some of the rest of our weekend playing "fact or fiction" ...... More 

2 Thank NSF821
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

I have been to Gettysburg twice and went on the walking tour both times. Miss Pat knows so much about the city and its history. She has great prices considering the personal attention and the length of the tour. I would recommend this to anyone visiting the area as she knows stories you won't hear anywhere else.

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