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Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides

Gettysburg, PA, USA
About Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides
The Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides (ALBG) is a business association representing the interests of our member guides in particular and licensed guides in general. Our guides are tested and licensed by the National Park Service and are the ONLY individuals legally permitted to conduct a tour of the National Park. They are used by a number of private businesses: commercial bus companies, groups offering tours of the battlefield by a number of conveyances including, but not limited to, Bicycles, Scooters, Horseback or Segway. Walking tours and special interest tours are especially popular. Or, you can hire your own personal guide to go with you in your car!
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My son and I took a guided (post-covid) tour last Saturday and it was very enjoyable. Our guide, Thomas Clark was very knowledgeable and he tailored the guide to cover some parts of the battlefield that we had never visited. I would definitely recommend taking a guide. It’s an
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I think one of the best experiences you can have when visiting Gettysburg is to have a Licensed Battlefield Guide take you thru the battlefield. It's a wonderful way not only to make history come alive, but you can also select additional information on a part of the
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Had a great tour with Larry Korczyk. Extremely knowledgeable and passionate about his job. Don’t hesitate to request him when you are in town and need a guide. Regardless of your knowledge of the battle you will learn so much more with a guide
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We visit Gettysburg several times a year. The past 2 trips we hired a License Guide Jim Hessler. Both times he was very informative. He made us feel, like he was part of our family. Jim is always prepared with a binder of maps and pictures to help you understand exactly where
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I’ve taken two, two hour tours with Jim Hessler. Both times I’ve asked Jim for a very specific focus and topic to address and he’s delivered with resounding success, leaving my family and I very happy and looking forward to the next one
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