A place of great loss on both sides. Seeing the battle fields and how each side fought was mind boggling. The outcome of this battle made a difference in the war and battles in the future. Would recommend this as a definite stop if in...More
About Gettysburg National Military Park
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The whole Gettysburg experience is something that should be taken in by everyone. The Civil War was one of those defining moments in our country's history and this park does a remarkable job of explaining and preserving it.
We waited for summer crowds to leave, and arrived the week after Labor Day. The parking lot was mostly empty. Walked right up the counter to book our tickets. We saw the film about the Civil War first, then viewed the Cyclorama, and took the...More
The Park is huge! Practically surrounds the town of Gettysburg! I strongly recommend getting a tour guide who can share pertinent information regarding the origins of the monuments at various sites, as well as the markers. My husband and friends were extremely impressed by this...More
The battlefields are a somber reminder of our Civil War, and that it has been preserved so well is a great thing. We did an auto tour first, then returned to specific places that we were interested in. It is sometimes overwhelming to look out...More
We did the auto tour when we got the map from the visitor center. We did not get the cd because you had to buy it for 20+ dollars. The locations of the stops were marked on the map along with what took place at...More
We drove through this park and also the battlefield and the monuments were quite spactactular ! Interesting history ! The information center is very important also to help you decide what you want to do and where to go !
This place is truly and American icon. You must visit this battlefield but I want you if there's any national parks you want to see see them first. This place is so beautiful and has thousands or monuments and markers. It will ruin all other...More
As a Civil War reenactor I especially enjoy going in my uniform and sitting on top of Little Round top and just listing to the sounds. I also enjoy talking to people who asked me about what it is like being a reenactor.