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Beautiful church and performance "Songs and Stories of the Civil War Hospital"

Best thing I did in Gettysburg on the anniversary weekend of the Battle of Gettysburg. I can't... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
New Orleans
Stories from the Civil War

We attended an evening service where they shared poems/letters/stories/songs from the time of the... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2017
Omaha, Nebraska
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30 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1101
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Best thing I did in Gettysburg on the anniversary weekend of the Battle of Gettysburg. I can't imagine they don't charge for this performance, but only ask for donations. I'm not sure how often performances occur, but the one I was there for was wonderful....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2017

We attended an evening service where they shared poems/letters/stories/songs from the time of the battle of Gettysburg. The volunteers did a great job is reading the stories and encouraging people to sing along. The service was not a religious service, but a nice way for...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

This "show" more than explains the events that this town and this particular church experienced as the Battle of Gettysburg hit the town in 1863, it moves you. The stories are real and the song lyrics are moving. The "show" begins outside with music performed...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed August 18, 2016

You can't beat this for value and content. The Saturday night performance of the churches role in the battle is inspiring. The music, the actors, the content is all great. The cost is a donation of your choice.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We were three British friends with an interest in the Civil War and our visit to Gettysburg was the finale to our two weeks touring the Western Theatre of that conflict. Gettysburg is a town defined by that eponymous battle and Lincoln's eulogy to it....More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed July 9, 2016

Came upon the church's Saturday night presentation of it's role as a Battle of Gettysburg field hospital. The presentation included period music, costumed participants, diary readings and letter reading of people from the congregation and the armies, all strung together with period music and singalongs....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank John F
Reviewed June 5, 2016

We decided to attend worship here as we were on vacation and away from our home church. It was a different worship setting than we use, but it was a very beautiful service and bulletins were easy to use and follow. The organist was excellent...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Erik T
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Great evening at the Christmas Candlelight presentation. Very nice people. You could see that they love what they do. Very informative and the church is beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

Went to the Songs & Stories program on Saturday night. As I saw the people dressed up in Civil War era I'd figure it was a reenacment, so I said cool let's check it out, but basically all it was just a few church members...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

This was the one and only thing that I wanted to do the whole entire time that I was in Gettysburg and I am so very glad that we did. You get to enjoy them singing out front of the church and then you go...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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