Travel Blogs from Gettysburg, United States

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Its a battlefield out there, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Its a battlefield out there

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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... of the dispute (the southern states suceeding from the Union over Lincolns legislation outlawing slavery) and how the battles led up to Gettysburg. Gettysburg came about 2 years into the war, and it raged on for another 2 yeaars after, but it was a ...

Its just a summer holiday place, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Its just a summer holiday place

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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... take people in to stay, they were closed for the season. As so many places are now. Carried on late as we had decided to get to Gettysburg. So it was dark by the time we got in. Not a good idea as the indicators dont work, and the headlights point in odd ...

Rolling hills, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Rolling hills

A travel blog entry by rachelvanslyke

Penn. is beaut. I went around Gettysburg to start crossing the ...

Gettysburg - The Second Day, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Gettysburg - The Second Day

A travel blog entry by sadbag

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The Battlefield National Park Visitor's Centre. Culp's Hill and the Union right flank. Devils Den, the Peach Orchard and the Wheatfield. Little Round Top.. ... and some of us run up Big Round Top ...

Gettysburg - The Third Day, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Gettysburg - The Third Day

A travel blog entry by sadbag

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Some of us go to the Peach Orchard. A quiet morning. Visit to the Sutler's shop. Go and get our photograph "made" Picket's Charge at 1500 hrs.  150 years later - to the minute. ...

Day 5: Arrived in Gettysburg, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Day 5: Arrived in Gettysburg

A travel blog entry by tieken

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We left Salem this morning and hit the road south to Gettysburg. We took our first unplanned side trip when we saw the sign for Bristol, CT. ESPN headquarters was a short detour off the highway. That place is like Ft. Knox. We weren't getting inside the ...

Crunching Bones, Amish mafia, and GIANT dandelions, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Crunching Bones, Amish mafia, and GIANT dandelions

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion

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... Alex, Nick, Jack and Nicky sprinting TO the rock... LOL Reminds me of a song by my favorite band PUSA (Presidents of the United States of America) called Poke and Destroy... a song about differences between boys and girls. It is brilliant... Look it up... ...

Gettysburg, PA, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Gettysburg, PA

A travel blog entry by olsentrip08

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Last night we got into the Gettysburg Campground after a record breaking (at least for us) 652 mile stretch from Illinois to Pennsylvania. About 13 hours. So we all were extremely beat by the time we rolled into the campground. This morning we ...

Day 7: Pickett's charge and a ghost hunt, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Day 7: Pickett's charge and a ghost hunt

A travel blog entry by tieken

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... . If you know Danny, you know we can't be anywhere near a football field without stopping to check out their stadium. Gettysburg College is a D3 school with about 2,600 student. The campus consisted of beautiful old red brick buildings and plenty of ...

Dinner at the Dobbin's House, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Dinner at the Dobbin's House

A travel blog entry by ames1278

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If you are ever in Gettysburg, you've got to make the Dobbin's House one of your stops.  This historical building dates back to the Revolutionary War, and it is apparent from it's sloping floors and old time outfits that the waiters and waitresses ...

We return to Gettysburg, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

We return to Gettysburg

A travel blog entry by sadbag

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Up early to drive from Frederick to Gettysburg. At the re-enactments all day: Morning - cavalry action. Afternoon - Picket's Charge. Drive to Lafayette and Chambersburg late ...

Mile 651.4: Gettysburg, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Mile 651.4: Gettysburg

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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651.4 3/8 1:54 pm 46 degrees F I have an amazing sense of reverence for the museum and all that Gettysburg taught me. I was initially disappointed when the roll came out for Gettysburg, but upon arriving, I could tell that this was one of the best ...

Gettysburg - home of the ADDRESS!!!, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Gettysburg - home of the ADDRESS!!!

A travel blog entry by katclassy

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... boys really loved shopping.  The people were quite friendly and you could tell they were used to strangers/travelers coming and going as most parking lots had licence plates from vehicles from all over the United States and lots from Canada.   ...

Gettysburg and Life, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Gettysburg and Life

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

When visiting Gettysburg, I recommend seeing the movie after an orientation tour. We saw the movie first but many places in the following diorama didn't make much sense to us. 1st thing in the morning we went on a bus tour, we wanted the private car tour ...

Final leg of Skyline Drive, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Final leg of Skyline Drive

A travel blog entry by johnhuitfeldt

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... and cute housing) and Frederick (quite pretty with narrow tree lined streets on a very English grid). Finally stopped at Gettysburg, originally a very small town, now a major tourist centre thanks to hosting the decisive battle of the Civil War. Staying ...

day 44, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

day 44

A travel blog entry by twowombats

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... buried and Abraham Lincoln made his famous 'four score and seven years ago '. Then, we cross town to find stop 1, where the Battle of Gettysburg started. Please don't think that this is a 'drive to the stop - get out - see the plaque/memorial - read the ...

Gettysburg at last, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Gettysburg at last

A travel blog entry by sadbag

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Our first day in Gettysburg. We visit the Lutheran Seminary. Watch the artillery demo. Walk down the Chambersburg Pike. Wander through the ...

Tour of the Battlefields, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Tour of the Battlefields

A travel blog entry by ames1278

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... by the regiment that it was for.  In order to determine where the monument would be placed, regiments came back to Gettysburg and debated about where would be most appropriate.  Some were placed in the area of most significant battle for the ...

Day 7 Part 2: Ghost Hunt, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Day 7 Part 2: Ghost Hunt

A travel blog entry by tieken

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While we are stopped in horrible traffic, I fill you in on last night's ghost hunt. We took a 10:00 PM tour. This was more than someone leading you around telling stories. A self-proclaimed paranormalist talked about experience with ghosts he's had ...

Day Two Tour, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Day Two Tour

A travel blog entry by ames1278

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We started out Day Two by continuing our tour of the Gettysburg area.  We started at the Gettysburg National Cemetery.  Since it was not only almost July 4th, but it was also the anniversary of the battle, there were flags placed at all of the ...

Photos from 2009, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Photos from 2009

A travel blog entry by sadbag

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Here are a few shots from my trip to Gettysburg in ...

Riding through the battlefields, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Riding through the battlefields

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... foot down on that one, storing the RVis one thing, finding a horse sitter quite another!! We also went into Gettysburg itself, a town literally scarred forever with the wounds of the battle. Much has been done to preserve its brave past ...

Chocolate World to Gettysburg, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Chocolate World to Gettysburg

A travel blog entry by crawfords

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... route the Union Army took as they retreated from the town and also the path Lincoln walked in the moments prior to his Gettysburg Address. There were many interesting things to read along the way. I kept being reminded of how much faster Carrie reads ...

Gettysburg, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Gettysburg

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... miles to Gettysburg National Historic Park in Pennsylvania. I took some tours and viewed the spot Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. After I walked through the cemetery. From there I took a shuttle to the nearby Dwight D. Eisenhower ...

Part 1 - Gettysburg, PA, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Part 1 - Gettysburg, PA

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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...  And time it took!!  But all of it worthwhile.  There are approximately 25 square miles of battlefield in Gettysburg.  Imagine having to trudge though that back in 1861 with conditions being pretty dire at times.   The Army of ...

Visitor's Center & Cyclorama, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Visitor's Center & Cyclorama

A travel blog entry by ames1278

... nbsp; At noon, we went back to the auditorium for a half hour movie narrated by Morgan Freeman on the Battle of Gettysburg.  Directly after the video, you are given the opportunity to view the Cyclorama.  What a breathtaking painting!  With ...

Moving north - slowly!, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Moving north - slowly!

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... us a unique perspective on this most historic of sites. Housed on 'campus' was a brilliant diorama of the battlefield around Gettysburg. Complete with a presentation including a narration of the conflict this gave us - well Malc a good and me a better, ...

In Gettysburg, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

In Gettysburg

A travel blog entry by johnhuitfeldt

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... , left 5000 of the rebel forces dead. After this Lee's forces retreated leaving a chaotic scene behind. Americans flock to this site in their thousands and this year is the 150th anniversary. Lincoln's Gettysburg address was also delivered here in ...

Around Gettysburg, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Around Gettysburg

A travel blog entry by johnhuitfeldt

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Another warmish day and we headed off to visit the smaller towns surrounding Gettysburg. Along the way we discovered to,John's horror ,an " outlet " shopping mall. Of course we stopped and the first shop we ventured into was the tommy Hilflinger shop. ...

Part 2 - Gettysburg, PA, Gettysburg, United States travel blog

Part 2 - Gettysburg, PA

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... of others and the hills that had to be climbed over and a sense of how exhausted they must have been just getting to Gettysburg on foot, not to mention then having to fight these massive battles. As I mentioned, the monuments each have a different ...

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