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July 1 - 3, 1863

Adams County, Pennsylvania

The Gettysburg National Military Park is home to some of the most historic and scenic Civil War sites. Visitors can walk in the footsteps of soldiers who fought at such iconic places as Culp's Hill, The Peach Orchard, Wheatfield, Devil's Den, Little Round Top, and Cemetery Ridge. The 22,000 sq. ft. Gettysburg museum and visitor center is a great place to start your visit.

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Essential To-Do List:

Get the most out of your Civil War battlefield visit by exploring these recommended To-Dos.

Climb the Culp's Hill Tower

From the top of the tower, you can see nearly the entire Union and Confederate lines at Gettysburg.

Visit Reynolds' Woods at Gettysburg

On the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg, one of the most respected generals in the Army of the Potomac, Gen. John Reynolds, was killed here.

Visit the Peach Orchard at Gettysburg

As Confederates plowed through Union defenders, this became one of the bloodiest places on the war's bloodiest battlefield

See the site of the Gettysburg Address

This first National Cemetery on a battlefield was the site of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

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Plan Your Visit

Civil War Discovery Trail


6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M: April 1 to October 31, and 6:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M: November 1 to March 31.


(717) 334-1124 ext. 8023


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Gettysburg Hotel, est. 1797

Gettysburg Hotel, est. 1797

The Gettysburg Hotel in downtown Gettysburg has a tradition of hospitality that dates to 1797.

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Antrim 1844

Antrim 1844

Just 15 minutes from the battlefield, Antrim 1844 was used as a headquarters by Meade prior to the battle.

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