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Gettysburg National Cemetery

97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2804
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97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2804

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Make sure to walk the National Cemetery with a Park Ranger or park docent. The stories of the men buried there are very moving. If possible plan to be there on an evening when taps are played at sunset. It is poignant.

Thank DPB4law
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went and spent the whole day there stopping at each monument taking pictures it was amazing but sad knowing how many men sons fathers were lost those 3 days of war I didn't think I would like it since I'm not into that kind...More

Thank loribean
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent about an hour walking this cemetery. It overlooks the town. It's large, peaceful and interesting.

Thank ed78
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a nice place to take a short walk around some of the many graves of fallen Civil War heroes located there. On this roughly 3/4 mile oval-shaped paved walk there are also numerous monuments honoring the various states' military units who fought at...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm not a fan of soldier cemeteries open for fandom. I prefer to let them rest in peace but the national parks service seems to love it. It's a bit of Stroll and nice pieces.

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The national cemetery is a must see while in Gettysburg. To see where Lincoln gave his famous speech and walk in the steps of many of our presidents just can't be explained until you've experienced it for yourself. Also the humble feelings you have as...More

Thank Rabltf
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very nice and well laid out cemetery. The tour is very good. Just walking the grounds let's you realize just how brutal a battle was fought there.

Thank unionboy
Reviewed 4 days ago

just walking this historic site is something everyone who visits gettysburg should do.i found it very humbling to just refleck on all the brave men here.

Thank cubbieblue2013
Reviewed 5 days ago

Can't wait to go back and take a much closer look at the statuary and monuments and read the about the history.

Thank mdkcioffi
Reviewed 6 days ago

We joined a ranger talk at 6pm before they played taps at 7pm. The ranger did a fantastic job bringing history to life. She ended with showing pictures of her husband relative who fought in the war along with current pictures of descendants. Just fantastic!

Thank Gulchin E
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Gail M
1 May 2017|
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Response from toscwolfstar | Reviewed this property |
Gettysburg Museum was really good and should be seen first as we did. It's $14 for adults which gets you the movie, cyclorama and museum collection. The park is free and there are so many monuments to stop and see. Plan on a... More
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Pnolan64
24 March 2016|
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Response from picklebear2015 | Reviewed this property |
Since l do not have a pet that travels with us I am not sure. Like most places l have seen some on leashes. My husband just informed me that the cemetery does not allow pets
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