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Gettysburg: Haunted Civil War Ghost Tour

1. Gettysburg: Haunted Civil War Ghost Tour

Be curious and learn about the haunted history of Gettysburg. This 1-hour haunted ghost tour is for all who wish to see Gettysburg through a unique lens.  Meet your guide and head to the Farnsworth House. Now a bed and breakfast, it was once the territory of Confederate snipers during the Battle of Gettysburg. As one of the town’s most haunted places, the Confederate soldiers have long since passed, but some continue to feel their presence.  Head to the now-closed Hall of Presidents. This former wax museum has a deep-rooted history of paranormal activity. The Hall was filled with wax figures of every American President and First Lady, darkly built on a former Civil War burial ground. Learn about the building's interesting history. The final destination of this tour is the beautiful Gettysburg Hotel which is haunted by two spirits, man and woman, from wartime. They share a mysterious and deep bond, learn their secret known by only a small few.

Gettysburg: 1863 Historic Downtown Walking Tour

2. Gettysburg: 1863 Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Join your knowledgeable local guide for a leisurely 2-hour walking tour of the center portion of downtown Gettysburg, which was the heartbeat of the city in 1863. Examine the accounts of several of the city's civilians that lived in the same areas you will be walking through. Hear stories of the residents, who were reluctant witnesses to the Battle of Gettysburg. The war didn't happen just on the battlefield as you will come to find out. Travel back in time and learn about the existing structures and what the town looked like in 1863. Although you've learned about the Battle of Gettysburg in history class, on this tour you will hear, described in detail, how the events actually unfolded in July of 1863 and how the local residents remembered them. This tour is their story, about life in the middle of an urban battlefield.

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What people are saying about David Wills House

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 201 reviews

The walking tour was excellent. It was so different from the battlefield tours and gives you a different perspective of the battle and how it affected the people that lived there. I would definitely recommend.

Our tour guide,Jim was excellent. He was very informative and provided a very good experience for our visit. This is a great tour and includes a lot of ghostly places to see!

Austin was knowledgeable and so friendly! We really enjoyed the tour and will definitely be doing it again when we go with family.

Very informative, we learned about historic hauntings while walking the streets in Gettysburg on a great Spring night.

Our tour guide was very personable and very knowledgeable! Would highly recommend!