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Annual Gettysburg Reenactment

965 Pumping Station Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-8110
+1 717-338-1525
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Amazing!

Truly captivating! Authentic to the time—to see the reenactments themselves to the details, the... read more

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AMan-Duh B
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Reenactments at Gettysburg

This is an annual event BUT it is relatively poorly attended by reenactors on the years between the... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
gjtoth
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Truly captivating! Authentic to the time—to see the reenactments themselves to the details, the clothing, the weaponry- it is all an experience!

Thank AMan-Duh B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is an annual event BUT it is relatively poorly attended by reenactors on the years between the 5 year increments (150, 155, etc). The "off year" reenactments are held on the site where the movie "Gettysburg" was filmed. The "on year" reenactments are held...More

3  Thank gjtoth
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

My boyfriend and another couple and I came for July 2017 154th Reenactment. We bought bleacher seats in advance for the first day and arrived early to beat the crowds/traffic. We are in our mid 30s and none of us are huge history buffs, but...More

1  Thank tracyrocks
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

We've all seen the paintings of battles, most of us have seen reenactments on T.V. but it doesn't compare to the real thing. A commentator explains the battle infrequently when the action is going on. The soldiers on both sides march into and/or out of...More

2  Thank Justin W
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

I missed out this year but I am truly excited about seeing the battle that we can planning to return for the next reenactment. We'll be coming from Texas just to see the battle.

Thank Davin D
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Last time we went (in 2013) the event was at another site. We actually saw far more this time and for once the Southern forces were close to the spectator area. A god turn out for Sutlers, but not enough period music

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Since we were here we wanted to go see the reenactment. We only bought a one day pass but for a family of seven that was QUITE expensive. We were all anxious for the battles. We thought it was going to be a "fight" with...More

1  Thank theshu2121
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I really enjoyed it only things so hot the reactors were great really in it and they were not alone I'am gifted person ghosts attach theyselfs to my enemry I plan to put all on the pictures on the web site

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Participating at this event, I noticed a few things that would be helpful to spectators. There are minimal shade trees at the site, so you will want to have your SPF 35 on before entering. Also, there are no flush toilets (portajons) and no place...More

2  Thank Karen D
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

It is almost real. They do such a good job you would swear it was real. You are told what is going on as it unfolds. Get tickets way in advance for the bleachers and take lots of water. The have a full three day...More

1  Thank 1baggo
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Lisann326
30 April 2018|
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Response from gjtoth | Reviewed this property |
The Gettysburg 155th Anniversary National Reenactment will be held on July 5, 6, 7, & 8, 2018.
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Gary M
22 April 2018|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
The Gettysburg Reenactment is in July, around the anniversary of the Battle. They offer tours of the battlefield year around though. I would suggest getting a hotel in Gettysburg if you go because it's several hours from... More
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Terri B
7 January 2018|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much re-enacting you want to see. You'll be sitting in the sun during the battle. I attended the 2017 event as a musician, and when we weren't playing I wandered around and saw everything of interest in a few... More
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