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American Stories Historic Walking Tours

65 W Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2102
+1 717-624-8154
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Highly Entertaining and Educational

When you've had enough of monuments, take this tour to learn what the townspeople of Gettysburg... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Honeymooner201009
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Annapolis, Maryland
Fabulous!

Tours by appointment only, completely worth the reservation. She's a great story teller with a real... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
anschuetzr
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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American Stories Historic Walking ToursExperience the drama of the 1863 civilians as they are caught in the cross-fire of the great battle. Our period dressed guides escort you through the Gettysburg historic district and back in time to those exciting days in 1863. Licensed and professional, our guides are trained/certified by the PA Department of Heritage Tourism, Gettysburg National Military Park, and/or Main Street Gettysburg. Day & evening tours are available year-round by appointment. Evening tours are conducted by candlelight.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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65 W Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2102
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

When you've had enough of monuments, take this tour to learn what the townspeople of Gettysburg experienced during the battle and for months afterwards. We had a private tour for my husband and myself. Pat met us in her period costume at the appointed spot...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Tours by appointment only, completely worth the reservation. She's a great story teller with a real passion for what she does. History is fun with her!

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Did this tour on a recent trip to Gettysburg. Pat is very knowledgable and interesting. She dresses in period clothing. I would strongly recommend.

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing!!!I learned so much ! I felt like I was in Gettysburg in 1863! The tour guide made the stories come to life!! Loved it!!!

1  Thank Dawn H
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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We took four children ages 10-13 on the Memories Of Battle walking tour. Our guide, Pat was very enthusiastic and engaging as she told stories of the residents of Gettysburg and the impact the battle had on the community. The tour was very informative and...More

4  Thank TraceyNY12
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

I've been coming to Gettysburg since I was a teenager -- did the auto-tape tours, the Electric Map (miss it!) Lincoln train ride, etc., etc., etc. Now, 50 years after my first trip, I can say that the history walking tour with Pat was the...More

3  Thank David S
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

This review is way too late...my apologies as I thought I had already reviewed this and only found out that I had not when suggesting this tour to my sister-in-law for an upcoming trip! We had a wonderful time. The tour guide met us at...More

4  Thank Tina Y
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Reviewed 19 October 2014

We have traveled to Gettsyburg dozens of times in our 15 years together, but decided to get a tour guide for the first time this week because we were taking our 13 yr old daughter and her 14 yr old friend along. They will be...More

6  Thank Renee B
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Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Started our visit to Gettysburg by booking a personal tour online. We have two young kids and wanted some mild history pointing out interesting buildings and giving us sense of what it was like to live in the town at the time of the battle....More

2  Thank Sean M
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Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

This was sooo cool! Kids loved it! Guide was very knowledgable. Very different perspective from your typical battleground tour. Very reasonably priced entertainment :) Good Job!!!

1  Thank Eliot V
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Kim B
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Response from LuvsHistory | Property representative |
Hi, This is Pat from American Stories. -Reservations can be made by email or by calling 717-624-8154 between 5 pm -9 pm. -Prices are $12.50 per person age 8-adult with a $25 minimum charge per tour. There is no charge... More
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