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Trip List by trace_civilwarnut

Spring out and open the door to history and learning

1 May 2006  The Love and respect of are History.
3.5 of 5 stars based on 1 vote

*Update* The Adams county Histocial group is running the open house this year. It is a Pre reg and cost is 10.00 this year. But i have been told that they will have tickets on sale that day and most likely will not turn anyone away!
The Great Friends of Gettysburg Open house. The last 3 years the Friends of Gettysburg have opened histocal homes for people to view the inside of 1863! This is a free event and is wonderful for the whole family.
And the Adams county apple bloosm festivial is going on the same weekend there is so much to see and do this coming weekend in Adams county.

  • Category: Perfect weekend
  • Traveler type: Sightseeing, Shopping, Active/Outdoors, Repeat visitors, Theater
  • Appeals to: Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Students, Active/adventure, Tourists
  • Seasons: Spring
  • 1. Friends of Gettysburg
    http://www.friendsofgettysburg.org

    You can find out here the houses that will be open to the public for the open house. Also take a look at the wonderful group that does so much to protect Gettysburg national park.
    I am proud to be a member!

  • 2. Gettysburg Adams county chamber of Commerce
    http://www.gettysburg-chamber.org/

    This is a great site to find out all that is going on in Adams county.

  • 3. Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau
    http://www.gettysburgcvb.org/index.php

    This is a great Vistors site.

  • 4. Gettysburg National Military Park
    http://www.nps.gov/gett/home.htm

    This is the National Military park web site. This is a very helpful web site.

  • 5. Civil war theater
    http://civilwartheater.com/index.html

    A great dinner and a great show at the same time. CIVIL WAR ERA MAGICIAN, PROFESSOR KERRIGAN Has been seen on the travel channal.
    The dinner is at the historical Fairfield Inn. Fun for the whole family.

  • 6. Boyds Bear's
    http://www.boydsbearcountry.com/exclusive/

    The wonderful world of Boyds Bears. This is fun for the whole family. I love taking my girls to look at all the wonderful things Boyds Bears have. They have keepsakes, clothing, and dininging. In a wonderful barn looking building. This is a must see if your in Gettysburg.

  • 7. The American Civil War Museum
    http://www.e-gettysburg.cc/merchant.ihtml

    The American Civil war museum a wonderful wax museum. This Museum is one of the best in Gettysburg. With a wonderful gift store with books, shirts to even blankets.
    This is for the whole family to see. And on most weekends they have living history Civil war reenactors camped out front.

  • 8. Dunlaps Restaurant
    http://www.dunlapsrestaurant.com/

    Great place to eat. On the weekends they have there breakfast buffet. They have a great childrens menu.

  • 9. The Regimental Quartemasters
    http://www.regtqm.com/

    Shopping for civil war stuff? This is the shop to stop in! They have new and used civil war clothing,books,swords,and games.
    Something for everyone. I and my family love this store.

  • 10. Gettysburg address web site
    http://www.gettysburgaddress.com/

    This site not only has a web cam looking over the first day of battle but they have great info on events, lodgeing, dinning and more.