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Jennie Wade House

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Must see! Excellent Perspective

Star is a star teacher! We really enjoyed the tour and were transported back to 1863 and with raw... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joy A
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Family had lots of fun

We got into Gettysburg Friday afternoon and we received a flier for Ghostly Images from the counter... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Derek H
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The Jennie Wade House is a guided tour with the guides in period clothing taking you through the home where the only civilian killed during the battle of Gettysburg was tragically lost. As the story unfolds the guides take you room to room following...more
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548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Star is a star teacher! We really enjoyed the tour and were transported back to 1863 and with raw emotion our guide told the story of Jennie, filled with love and bittersweet circumstance it gives you a whole new outlook on the war and those...More

Thank Joy A
Reviewed 6 days ago

We got into Gettysburg Friday afternoon and we received a flier for Ghostly Images from the counter when we checked in. We decided on the Jennie Wade tour and the family had a great time. The guides are independent contractors who do these tours and...More

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Poor Jennie- the only civilian casualty during the Charge in Gettysburg. Great stop on the historical tour.

Thank lauramae718
Reviewed 1 week ago

This home is historic due to Jennie Wade (a young lady) being in the right place but at the wrong time. Touring this home is not a typical house with period type furniture. This house is a history lesson in every sense. Our tour guide...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My tour was excellent, I learned many interesting tidbits plus the whole story of how “Jennie” Wade became a casualty of the battle. I am glad I took this interesting and informative tour.

Thank Kansas_City_Herder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Gettysburg with family. It was a very interesting & informative tour. I highly recommend it.

Thank jawing2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was quite interesting and informative of the lives people lived in Gettysburg during the civil war. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to tour the Jennie Wade House when we were in town a year ago but we didn't buy our tickets in advance so we missed out. We now understand why the tours were booked up! Fortunately we were back in PA again this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the time and money for this tour! Probably one of the most enjoyable moments spent at Gettysburg. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and shared her knowledge with us in a warm entertaining manner.

Thank bobcart74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the house of Jennie Wade's sister during the Battle of Gettysburg. The bullet holes are everywhere, and the house is virtually unchanged since July 1863. Very knowledgeable guides tell the story of Jennie's untimely death, the only civilian casualty of the Gettysburg Battle....More

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Laura L
October 19, 2017|
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Response from GBT778 | Property representative |
Service animals are permitted. However, the house is very small and has stairs. A stroller would not be feasible (very narrow).
Laura L
October 19, 2017|
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Response from Rich K | Reviewed this property |
I can only answer with what I know. I've seen pets on leashes all throughout the battlefield. The battlefield is HUGE with tons of open space expansive fields which you are permitted to walk on anywhere you wish. I'm not... More
Amy Ryann R
May 14, 2017|
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Response from GBT778 | Property representative |
The Jennie Wade House History Tour can be purchased in the Gift Shop next door to the Jennie Wade House. The Tour is done by someone in period attire and with the house being so small the tour groups are limited in size... More