Battle of Gettysburg (Gettysburg, PA)

 

Battle of Gettysburg, Thomas Kelly


The Battle of Gettysburg is often described as the turning point of the Civil War.  It is the battle with the largest number of casualties and it ended Robert E. Lee's invasion of the North.  It is here that President Lincoln gave his famous "Gettysburg Address" during the dedication of the Soldier's National Cemetery.  Today, visitors can still find the Gettysburg National Cemetery and Gettysburg National Military Park here.

Stay nearby at:

The Gaslight Inn, Gettysburg, PA
Easy walking distance from Gettysburg's center, gift shops, eateries, and historic landmarks, The Gaslight Inn is an 1872, three-story brick bed and breakfast with fireplaces for the winter and cool breezes for the summer. Private Battlefield Licensed Guide tours can be arranged.

Doubleday Inn, Gettysburg, PA
Located on the actual battlefield,Doubleday Inn is truly a trip back in time. The nine guestrooms are decorated with Civil War accents, and though each room features a private bath and free wi-fi, there are no telelvisions or phones at the inn. Join them for regular question answer sessions with Civil War historian, Charles Kingston.

Gettysburg Battlefield Bed & Breakfast Inn, Gettysburg, PA
This original Civil War home is located on 30 acres of the Gettysburg Battlefield.  The property features a lotus pond, historic barn, and more.  Daily activities include firing a Civil War musket, trying a Civil War uniform, a learning about the life of a Civil War soldier.  Friday nights are ghost story night and theme weekends include "Dinner with Lincoln."

Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat Center, Hanover, PA
Just 15 miles west of Gettysburg, the Shining Dawn is located on the road upon which the two armies clashed during the Battle of Hanover, June 1863.  This magnificent Queen Anne is near the center of Historic Hanover, PA. 


 



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