Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau
Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War through 2015. Understand the Battle and the impact on Gettysburg and our nation through tours, museums and living history. Learn of Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address.
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Get away to Gettysburg and discover a true American treasure. Relive the history of our nation while exploring all that Gettysburg offers.
Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War now through 2015. Understand the Battle and the impact on this small community through tours, museums and living history. Learn about the Soldiers’ National Cemetery, President Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address. Take a downtown walking tour to learn the story of the civilians.
Beyond the battlefield, tour wineries, shop farm markets, take in a round of golf, or simply relax at one of our many bed and breakfasts or campgrounds. See where President Eisenhower lived. Stay a few days so you can wander through boutiques in our historic towns or find your own treasure to take home at one of our many antique shops; New Oxford is south central PA’s Antique Capital.
Enjoy a special event – make plans for an apple festival, Pennsylvania Lavender Festival, two bluegrass festivals, a cultural extravaganza of the ten-day Gettysburg Festival, an Irish Festival, and even a 19th Century Base Ball Festival. If you can’t make the annual July reenactment, engage with history at a Living History Encampment or demonstration held each weekend April through October.
Pack the car, bring the kids or a group of friends and discover why so many return again and again to Gettysburg and scenic Adams County. During this special anniversary time we invite you to relive the history and experience the passion! Plan today at www.gettysburg.travel
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