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Jennie Wade House

548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
+1 717-334-4100
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Fun and Reasonably Priced

This was a interesting little tour conveniently located right next to the battleground bus tours... read more

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Erin A
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Monticello, Iowa
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Wonderful Stop

Absolutely loved this tour. We arrived just after a tour had started but the lady in the gift shop... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mary B
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Greenfield, Indiana
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The Jennie Wade House is a guided tour with the guides in period clothing taking you through the home where the only civilian killed during the battle of Gettysburg was tragically lost. As the story unfolds the guides take you room to room following the path of the family on July 3rd 1863.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bullet holes” (96 reviews)
“our tour guide” (148 reviews)
“her sister” (19 reviews)
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548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a interesting little tour conveniently located right next to the battleground bus tours. I was eager to tour because I remembered this location being featured on an episode of Ghost Hunters. We didn't see any ghosts, but the guide did a good job...More

Thank Erin A
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this tour. We arrived just after a tour had started but the lady in the gift shop hurried to get us in with that tour so we didn't have to wait an hour for the next tour. The young man who lead the...More

Thank Mary B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Jenny (Virginia) Wade home is the home of where the only civilian was killed during the battle of Gettysburg. Beautifully preserved and very friendly and informative guide. We had George and he was very friendly, and answered any questions we had. There is a very...More

Thank Shari P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jenny wade house is worth the time to visit, If you can tolerate the rude treatment by the staff at the ticket/gift shop. Starr is her name. She was not friendly , and ran off the two visitors that were ahead of us in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The little house sure has some amazing history. Scott was my guide who was very knowledgeable about the house, joked with the tour, and seemed to enjoy his job. The house, although tiny, was really fascinating. What a great place to visit and learn about...More

Thank Katlin S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jennie Wade house is one of the best museums in Gettysburg. Our tour guide dressed in the period of the day took us through the house and told us about its' history and the life and tragic death of Jennie Wade, the sole civilian...More

Thank tazman572
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing experience on this tour. Liz was amazing and played the role of Jenny's mother very well. You take a step back in time with the building, clothes and stories.

Thank Cindy T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the tours we took, this was my absolute favorite. The guides were wonderful and the story of Jennie and her family are interesting and a bit heartbreaking too. Highly recommend

1  Thank meghan b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting tour and Civil War story. Sad but true. We usually visit every time we are there. It helps us feel like we were there during that time.

Thank chromic711
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide, Starr, was great! She was very knowledgeable and hospitable. She helped us a lot when we first got there, as well as her co-worker that was with her at that time. Unfortunately, we didn't get his name, but he was great as...More

Thank angelgirl0358
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Laura L
20 October 2017|
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Response from GBT778 | Property representative |
Service animals are permitted. However, the house is very small and has stairs. A stroller would not be feasible (very narrow).
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Laura L
20 October 2017|
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Response from Rich K | Reviewed this property |
I can only answer with what I know. I've seen pets on leashes all throughout the battlefield. The battlefield is HUGE with tons of open space expansive fields which you are permitted to walk on anywhere you wish. I'm not... More
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Amy Ryann R
15 May 2017|
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The Jennie Wade House History Tour can be purchased in the Gift Shop next door to the Jennie Wade House. The Tour is done by someone in period attire and with the house being so small the tour groups are limited in size... More
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