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Take a Photo Tour of Gettysburg
Gettysburg is an important historic site that attracts visitors from all over the country to participate in a wide variety of activities including walking and driving tours, campfire programs, living history demonstrations, Junior Ranger programs and specialized group tours. The Pennsylvania countryside surrounding Gettysburg is beautiful and offers lots of opportunities for outdoor recreation. See the following photos of Gettysburg and learn more about this region.
For more getaway planning information, see A Visitors Guide to Gettysburg
The Gettysburg Battlefield extends along 40 miles of scenic roads and has 1,400 monuments, markers, and memorials that commemorate the Battle of Gettysburg.Continue to 2 of 32 below.
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Oliver Otis Howard
Oliver Otis Howard was a Union general in the American Civil War. He fought from the first battle of Bull Run through the Gettysburg campaign.Continue to 3 of 32 below.
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Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center
The Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center opened in 2008 and features 139,000 square feet of exhibit space, a theater, bookstore, and restaurant.Continue to 4 of 32 below.
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Gettysburg Cyclorama Painting
The Gettysburg Cyclorama is the largest oil painting in North America and depicts the Gettysburg Battlefield in amazing detail. The one-of-a-kind circular painting measures nearly 400 feet by 80 feet. The painting underwent a multi-million restoration and reopened in 2008. The Cyclorama painting is a "must see" when visiting Gettysburg.Continue to 5 of 32 below.
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Gettysburg Horseback Tours
Visitors enjoy scenic rides and tour the Gettysburg National Military Park by horseback.Continue to 6 of 32 below.
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Shriver House Museum
The Shriver House Museum provides a glimpse at the civilian experience during and after the deadliest battle ever fought on American soil. The home of George and Hettie Shriver has been restored to it's original 1860's appearance and displays many artifacts from that time period.Continue to 7 of 32 below.
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Several Civil War Re-enactments are held throughout the year at Gettysburg. These events are a great time to visit the battlefield and learn more about the historic war.Continue to 8 of 32 below.
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Gettysburg Monuments in Fall
Gettysburg is especially beautiful when the leaves change during the fall season. It is a nice time to tour the battlefield and learn more about the Civil War.Continue to 9 of 32 below.
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Gettysburg is a charming historic town with great antique shops, art galleries, and restaurants.Continue to 10 of 32 below.
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Abraham Lincoln - Gettysburg
Abraham Lincoln visited Gettysburg after the end of the Civil War to help dedicate the National Soldiers Cemetery. He spoke briefly and inspired the nation to move forward with his "Gettysburg Address". This statue of Lincoln is at the entrance to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center.Continue to 11 of 32 below.
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Gettysburg Museum Exhibits
The Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center tell the story of the American Civil War and Battle of Gettysburg through a variety of exhibits, interactive displays, and films.Continue to 12 of 32 below.
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This monument is dedicated to the Civil War soldiers of Pennsylvania.Continue to 13 of 32 below.
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Adams County, Pennsylvania Scenery
The scenery around Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is beautiful. Here is a view of a covered bridge nearby in Adams County.Continue to 14 of 32 below.
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North Carolina Monument
This monument is dedicated to the Civil War soldiers of North Carolina.Continue to 15 of 32 below.
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This monument is dedicated to the Civil War soldiers of Virginia.Continue to 16 of 32 below.
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Winfield Scott Hancock
Winfield Scott Hancock was a Union General who was noted for his leadership during the Civil War.Continue to 17 of 32 below.
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Dobbin House - Gettysburg
Dobbin House is a colonial restaurant and a house that dates back to 1776. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the top restaurants in Gettysburg.Continue to 18 of 32 below.
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Gettysburg hosts many special events throughout the year to honor and remember the soldiers who fought in the Battle of Gettysburg.Continue to 19 of 32 below.
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Gettysburg in the Fall
Gettysburg is especially beautiful during the fall season.Continue to 20 of 32 below.
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Brother to Brother
The Civil War was the only war where Americans fought against each other. This monument reminds us that brothers fought against brothers.Continue to 21 of 32 below.
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Majestic Theater Performing Arts Center
The Majestic Theater Performing Arts Center was beautifully restored in 2005 and offers a wide range of performing arts and cinema.Continue to 22 of 32 below.
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Gettysburg Castle Monument
The castle monument at the top of Little Roundtop is dedicated to the 12th and 44th New York Infantry.Continue to 23 of 32 below.
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This monument is dedicated to the Civil War soldiers of Maryland.Continue to 24 of 32 below.
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Town of Gettysburg
Gettysburg is a charming historic town with great antique shops, art galleries, and restaurants.Continue to 25 of 32 below.
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The Gettysburg Hotel dates back to 1797 and is located in the heart of downtown Gettysburg.Continue to 26 of 32 below.
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Abraham Lincoln Sculpture
These sculptures of Abraham Lincoln are on display at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center.Continue to 27 of 32 below.
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View from Little Round Top
Little Round Top was one of many areas of conflict during the bloody struggles at Gettysburg on July 2nd, 1863. Today, visitors stand on the hillside and see an expansive view of the region.Continue to 28 of 32 below.
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Eisenhower National Historic Site
Dwight D. Eisenhower retired in Gettysburg after World War II. Visitors can visit the Eisenhower National Historic Site and tour the home, enjoy a self-guided walk around the farm, or join a park ranger for a guided tour.Continue to 29 of 32 below.
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Gettysburg Segway Tour
Visitors take a Segway personal transporter on a spin through the town of Gettysburg and join a Licensed Battlefield Guide for a unique experience. Along the way, they learn about the Battle of Gettysburg, with rest stops at key locations on the Gettysburg Battlefield.Continue to 30 of 32 below.
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Hollabaugh Bros. Apple Orchard
Adams County is apple country and home to the National Apple Museum and the Gettysburg Wine and Fruit Trail. There are several apple orchards in the region.Continue to 31 of 32 below.
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More than 165,000 soldiers fought in the Battle of Gettysburg and 51,000 soldiers became casualties in what remains the largest battle ever fought in North America. Gettysburg National Military Park serves as a cemetery and a memorial to those who died during this tragic event.Continue to 32 of 32 below.
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New York Monument
This monument is dedicated to the Civil War soldiers of New York.